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2017

  1. 30 Truths about Talent Acquisition: Insights from the 4th Annual Talent Acquisition Conference

    31 October, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Do you have an employer brand? How good is your candidate experience? Are your business and acquisition strategies aligned? As your talent needs heat up, how you answer these questions will become paramount.

  2. China Center Data Flash: Growth Broadly Steady in September, Politically Contrived or Real TBD

    31 October, 2017 | China Center Publications

    According to official data, China’s economy expanded 6.8 percent YOY in Q3, slightly lower than 6.9 percent in the first half of 2017. No other reading could have been politically possible in the run-up to the all-important 19th Party Congress.

  3. China Center Quick Note: Politics in Command - China after the 19th Party Congress

    30 October, 2017 | China Center Publications

    The 19th Party Congress and its subsequent 1st Plenum, which ran October 18-25, had been widely anticipated for nearly a year. With the dust just now settling, we begin the difficult work of interpreting what actually transpired at the Congress and what it means for foreign investors in China.

  4. China Center Chart Dive: Working Hours in China Appear to Have Dropped Significantly

    30 October, 2017 | China Center Publications

    China’s total working hours appear to be in the midst of a major downshift. Whether this evidences downward pressure on employment, employer response to rising wages, a change in work-life behavior, or a confluence of these and other factors is debatable.

  5. China Center Quick Note: Locked and Loaded -- US Trade Policy on China

    30 October, 2017 | China Center Publications

    History will likely show that 2017 represented not a time of relaxation on China by the Trump administration, but rather a period of tactical preparation by the administration’s trade team. 

  6. China Center Chart Dive: Companies in China Are Boosting Spending on Air Pollutant Treatment

    30 October, 2017 | China Center Publications

    Environmental protection, particularly the fight against air pollution, appears to be gaining traction in China’s corporate sector. 

  7. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter/CEO Summary

    27 October, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Digital transformation means culture change. Read how L’Oréal, Travelex, Haier, GE, and other early adopters of digital transformation have cultivated risk-taking, experimentation, and openness to outsiders to stay ahead of new technologies and business models.

  8. 25 Truths about Resilience & Well-Being: Insights from the 2017 Resilience & Well-Being Conference

    26 October, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Resilience—the ability to recover quickly from negative events—correlates with personal health and business success. In today’s stressful business environment, resilience tools can prevent burnout and aid focus.

  9. Giving in Numbers: 2017 Edition

    24 October, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Companies are reinforcing commitments to societal stakeholders, despite continued global uncertainties. 

  10. State of Digital and Social Media Risk Management

    19 October, 2017 | Research Report

    Although digital governance teams and Digital Centers of Excellence are becoming common oversight structures, most do not yet have fully optimized, managed, and resourced processes and programs to manage new and growing types of digital and social media risks.

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Straight Talk November 2017

Global Economic Outlook 2018: Global Economy: Half Empty or Half Full?

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