Diversity & Inclusion Center Publications

2017

  1. Leveraging Mature Workers: Addressing European Talent Concerns and Europe's Aging Workforce

    July 2017 | Key Business Issues Listing

    Europe's workforce is aging and possibly shrinking as well. Retaining and retraining mature workers can help stem the tide of workforce defections and fill in skills gaps.

  2. 25 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference

    June 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    It’s normal for women to be ambitious—but it’s not normal in our culture. Progress requires women to change not themselves and their unique capabilities, but the system that hinders them.

  3. China Center Chart Dive: Older aged, higher educated women—a promising, underutilized talent pool in China

    May 2017 | China Center Publications

    Despite the strong increase in female educational attainment levels in China over the past decade, there are still stark disparities in labor participation rates between men and women.

  4. Divergent Views/ Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders— Executive Summary

    May 2017 | Research Report

    Millennials will be a significant percentage of the C-suite in the coming decade, so it is imperative to better understand their views and values to ensure existing C-suite leaders can appreciate areas of divergent thinking and common ground. This report outlines findings from interviews, surveys, and focus groups from 14 organizations.

  5. China Center Chart Dive: Disability in the workplace—the next frontier for diversity & inclusion programs in China?

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    Due to stigma, discrimination, and a lack of effective government strategies, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in China are economically and socially marginalized, with limited access to education, training programs, and work opportunities (China’s unemployment rate for PWDs is more than three times that of the general population).

  6. Designing the Future of Diversity and Inclusion: Aspirations and Opportunities

    March 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Although D&I has achieved important successes, current practices are insufficient to complete the journey. In December we partnered with CoVision for an enhanced conversation about D&I challenges and opportunities. Results are summarized here.

  7. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Future of Work (Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017)

    March 2017 | Human Capital in Review

    This series focuses on the Future of Work and how technology is transforming every aspect of work—and in the process, opening a Pandora’s box of complex issues for today’s human capital practitioners.

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

    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 Human Capital Challenge

    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.

  10. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading Through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues Listing

    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.