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2017

  1. Human Capital in Europe: Forward-Thinking Strategies for Meeting the Decade's Challenges

    27 July, 2017 | Research Report

    We find considerable alignment between what CEOs and HR executives of companies based in Europe view as their major challenges through 2020. 

  2. US Salary Increase Budgets for 2018

    25 July, 2017 | Research Report

    The projected total median increase in budgets for 2018 across all employee categories remains at 3.00 percent overall, unchanged for more than half a decade.

  3. 25 Truths about Measuring the Impact of Ethics Programs in Your Organization

    21 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies need to be aware of and know how to mitigate the underlying system dynamics that can lead to unethical behavior. 

  4. 22 Truths about Change and Transformation

    19 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Change today is rapid, overwhelming, and overwhelmingly digital. Leaders need to understand this and to change their strategies, capabilities, and attitudes accordingly.

  5. Millennials and Social Commerce: Engagement Leads to Sales but Paid Social May Not

    19 July, 2017 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article is the second edition of a study that investigates how millennials' activity on social media translates into sales for companies and brands.

  6. Toward a New Measurement of the Value of Government Relations: Adapting Sustainability Measurements to Demonstrate Greater Business Value

    18 July, 2017 | Council Perspectives

    Judging government relations value by inappropriate criteria shortchanges the discipline and can render a false conclusion to corporate leaders, leading to resource cuts that ultimately harm the firm.

     

  7. China Center Chart Dive: If China trade sneezes, where are Asian countries vulnerable to catching a cold?

    13 July, 2017 | China Center Publications

    Economic and commercial developments in China, good or bad, clearly have the potential to propagate to nearly every corner of the global economy. But the nature and degree of China exposure in Australia, Indonesia, and Japan, for instance, differ from South Korea and Taiwan. 

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    12 July, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy remains on track for above 2 percent growth in 2017

  9. CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

    11 July, 2017 | Research Report

    CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition analyzes all CEO succession events at S&P 500 companies over the last 15 years with additional analysis based on 2017 survey findings.

  10. 25 Truths about M&A Integration: Insights from the Merger Integration Conference

    06 July, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    The need for transformative M&A deals is urgent. Deal volume is growing, deal rationales are changing, and the cultural and geographic scope of mergers is expanding. Communication and deal prep are paramount.

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Straight Talk June 2017

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

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