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  1. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Royal Bank of Scotland: Consolidating HR Activities across the Global Organization

    14 December, 2017 | Case Studies

    In the years following the global financial crisis, HR has played a key role in RBS’s recovery process by building its capability in using human capital insight to support “evidence-based management.” 

  2. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Daiichi Sankyo: Transforming US R&D HR to Deliver Strategic Value to the Global Business

    14 December, 2017 | Case Studies

    Developing a new talent strategy helped break down silo-based thinking within the global HR community at Daiichi Sankyo and also proved the value of pooling differing expertise in talent management.

  3. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Deere & Company: Using Data to Accelerate HR Transformation

    14 December, 2017 | Case Studies

    Thanks to analytics, John Deere realized it had more managers than it needed, negatively affecting employee engagement. These findings guided challenging yet constructive conversations that helped strengthen the company’s organizational design. 

  4. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Continuous Strategic Transformation

    14 December, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Rather than focusing on installing new systems and processes, HR practitioners should be building strategic capabilities to meet evolving business needs. What really matters is HR’s ability to look ahead and continuously transform and innovate.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    13 December, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Progress on tax measures, along with continued strength from business and consumer confidence, will lead the economy to near 3 percent growth in 2018.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    13 December, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Base outlook for emerging markets remains solid for next year despite accumulating geo-economic and political risks.

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    13 December, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The Euro Area economy ends 2017 on an expansionary path that is quite robust, and consumers are feeling the positivity.

  8. 18 Truths about Succession Planning: Insights from the 13th Annual Succession Management Conference

    12 December, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    As the business landscape continues to evolve, old assumptions about talent and what is needed for future success are no longer relevant.

  9. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Diagnostic Tool

    12 December, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This tool serves as a practical way to help HR practitioners assess where they are in their transformational efforts, how far they need to go, and what steps need to be taken to move to the next level of impact.

  10. 22 Truths about Organization Design: Insights from the 2017 Organization Design Conference

    11 December, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Nothing lasts for long in today’s volatile business climate—not even your latest organization design. Designs should enable agility and digital adaptability, embracing new ways of thinking while retaining core values.

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