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2018

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    11 April, 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  2. Trading Up: With global growth finally on the rise, is the trade recovery sustainable? (Executive Summary)

    06 April, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    This report, which introduces a new global value chain dataset tool, examines whether the trade recovery is sustainable and why reevaluating global operations strategy using current data is so critical.

  3. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: ASEAN/China Edition

    05 April, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in both the ASEAN region and China are dedicated to the creation of innovative, customer-centric, and inclusive workplace environments within their organizations.

  4. Economics Watch - China View: Strong Rebound in February, but Likely Fleeting

    05 April, 2018 | China Center Publications

    China saw a strong rebound in exports, fixed asset investment (FAI), and industrial production (IP) over the first two months of 2018. The jump in y-o-y growth is partially due to base effects related to the timing of the 2018 Chinese New Year holiday, which occurred in February 2018 vs. January in 2017. 

  5. China Center Research Brief: 'Huge' Trade Deficit Smaller than Thought

    05 April, 2018 | China Center Publications

    As the US raises the stakes in a potential trade war with China, a better understanding of the real inequities in US-China trade and the nature of the trade deficit is needed.

  6. DNA of Engagement 2018: Moments That Matter throughout the Employee Life Cycle—Implications for Asia

    04 April, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    In Asia, the lack of a skilled talent supply, coupled with the rising retirement age and increasing health care costs, is forcing companies to rethink their strategies toward a powerful employee value proposition that drives greater employee engagement.

  7. 25 Truths about Talent Management: Insights from the 2018 Talent Management Conference

    28 March, 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    In this era of digital transformation, businesses need to become more digital and change how they work. First, HR needs to become more digital and change how it works.

  8. Global Labor Market Outlook 2018: Finding Ways to Counteract Worker Shortages (Executive Summary)

    28 March, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    The global economy has entered 2018 with strong economic growth, and the US is not alone in experiencing a tightened labor market, leading to several labor market challenges for businesses in advanced economies.

  9. Global Labor Market Outlook 2018: Finding Ways to Counteract Worker Shortages

    22 March, 2018 | Key Business Issues

    The global economy has entered 2018 with strong economic growth, and the US is not alone in experiencing a tightened labor market, leading to several labor market challenges for businesses in advanced economies.

  10. Reviving Professional Development: A New Approach for Millennials

    21 March, 2018 | Research Report

    This Giving Thoughts article explores an emerging model to help companies revive professional development, focused on purpose-driven, service-based leadership learning that also supports corporate social impact.

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Straight Talk March 2018

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2018: Back to the Old Normal?

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