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From labor and economics to the best human capital, corporate governance, and sustainability practices, our research gives executives objective, relevant intelligence to inform their toughest decisions. The Conference Board thought leaders deliver insights through their research and through innovative diagnostic tools and comprehensive reference handbooks to keep you current in a world where the rules-and the risks-change daily.


Book

  1. Executive Remuneration across Europe: A Handbook of Design, Disclosure, and Enforcement Rules

    21 February, 2012 | Book

    This comprehensive Handbook offers a detailed analysis of regulations in Europe regarding remuneration packages, and a comparison across national systems.

  2. Handbook on Corporate Political Activity: Emerging Corporate Governance Issues

    01 November, 2010 | Book

    This handbook offers an overview of the legal rules and standard practices related to political activity, as well as a discussion of internal oversight of political spending.

  3. Corporate Governance Handbook: Legal Standards and Board Practices (Third Edition)

    24 September, 2009 | Book

    Revised in 2009, this handbook presents an easy-to-use compendium of rapidly evolving laws and regulations and the best practices adopted by leading companies.

  4. Corporate Governance Handbook 2007: Legal Standards and Board Practices

    06 July, 2007 | Book

    This handbook is intended to be an easy-to-use compendium of rapidly evolving laws and rules and the best practices adopted by leading companies.

  5. Corporate Governance Handbook 2005: Developments in Best Practices, Compliance, and Legal Standards

    01 July, 2005 | Book

    In addition to bringing the 2003 report Corporate Governance Best Practices: A Blueprint for the Post-Enron Era up-to-date, this report is intended to provide boards and management with a compendium of the leading corporate governance practices.

  6. Business Cycle Indicators Handbook

    19 June, 2001 | Book

    The Business Cycle Indicators Handbook, describes in detail the series in the BCI report and database, and includes articles discussing the value and use of the cyclical indicator approach.

Case Studies

  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. Softening Internal Structure: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    17 August, 2017 | Case Studies

    Case studies highlight how L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier have changed their internal structures to drive digital transformation.

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Straight Talk November 2017

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