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2017

  1. 24 Truths about Organizational Design: Insights from the 12th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference

    08 February, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    We live in a world of continual disruption. Companies that restructure so they can be agile and flexible will be the most successful at dealing with the unknown.

  2. China Center Data Flash: Slowdown to Resume in 2017

    08 February, 2017 | China Center Publications

    On January 20, China’s official 2016 GDP growth was announced to be 6.7 percent, meeting the target range set by the government. Lower growth is anticipated for 2017 as economic policies slowly shift from growth supporting to risk curbing.

  3. China Center Chart Dive: Appraising the Q4 Liquidity Squeeze by the PBoC

    08 February, 2017 | China Center Publications

    A “liquidity squeeze” engineered by the People's Bank of China quickly pushed up short-term borrowing costs in China’s money markets in Q4. 

  4. Introducing the Connected Spender: The Digital Consumer of the Future (Executive Summary)

    08 February, 2017 | The Demand Institute

    Reaching consumers through income-based approaches is an insufficient and outdated predictor of consumer spending. Our research defines a new concept, “connected spenders,” that better enables companies to effectively reach consumers who are ready and able to spend on goods and services.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    08 February, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  6. 16 Truths about Change Transformation: Insights from the 2016 Change and Transformation Seminar

    01 February, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Curation is more than a popular buzzword; it’s an effective tool for transforming business. It’s not what a business knows that matters, but how that business organizes and applies that knowledge.

  7. Have We Reached a Tipping Point? Insights and Highlights from The Committee on Corporate Political Spending Meeting

    31 January, 2017 | Executive Action Report

    This publication depicts the highlights of a meeting of The Committee on Corporate Political Spending of The Conference Board Governance Center on the topic of corporate political spending disclosure.

  8. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation

    26 January, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The biggest challenges for CEOs in 2017 come from global volatility and unprecedented disruption. Leaders are coping by focusing on talent, culture, and fiscal discipline, according to our annual CEO survey.

  9. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Customer Relationships/Corporate Brand and Reputation Challenge

    26 January, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Meeting the customer relationships/corporate brand and reputation challenge in 2017 is crucial for companies competing in today’s customer-centric, value-centric markets, say CEOs in our annual survey.

  10. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Human Capital Challenge

    26 January, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The human capital challenge for businesses in 2017 is about culture and talent. In a year of disruption, CEO respondents to our annual survey emphasize the need for strong organizational cultures that foster inclusiveness.

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Straight Talk February 2017

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Uncertainty and Global Growth Make Strange Bedfellows

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