Talent Management Center Publications

2017

  1. Adjusting the Prescription: Improving the ACA

    February 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    The cost of US health care — for families, businesses, and government — has been spiraling upward for decades. At the same time, many Americans remain uninsured and the quality of coverage available has been declining.

  2. 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.

  3. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Innovation and Digitization Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The innovation and digitization challenge for businesses in 2017 is clear: getting up to speed. Most organizations lack the strategy and skills to leverage digital transformation, according to our annual survey of CEOs. 

  4. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Sustainability Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The sustainability challenge for businesses in 2017 is to embed sustainability into performance measurement and strategy and to recognize sustainability as a potential growth driver, say CEOs responding to our annual survey. 

  5. Beyond Technology: The Human Element and the New Leadership

    January 2017 | Research Report

    Having an advantage in technology is not enough to keep an organization out front in the digital age. It is organizational culture, enlightened leadership, and talent that will ultimately create a sustainable competitive advantage.

  6. Divergent Views/Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders

    January 2017 | Research Report

    This report sheds light on the leadership values and preferences of these two cohorts, and in light of the findings, outlines the steps organizations can take for enhanced performance.

  7. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Voices from Asia, Vol 1, No 2

    January 2017 | Human Capital in Review

    In the face of Asia’s tightening talent market—with rising concerns about inadequate skilled labor coupled with millennials’ expectation of work/life balance—companies must enhance their talent pipelines to outperform their competitors.

2016

  1. 25 Truths about Succession Management: Insights from the 12th Succession Management Conference

    December 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies have fewer candidates to take over the top spot today than they did five years ago. Boards should take key steps to insure a smooth transition at the top.

  2. Follow the Leader: The Adoption and Use of Instagram by the Inc. 500 and the Fortune 500

    December 2016 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article examines the commonalities of Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 companies that have adopted Instagram.

  3. 25 Truths about Talent Acquisition: Insights from the 3rd Annual Talent Acquisition Conference

    November 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Talent acquisition is no longer a support function—it is a strategic partner that can help a company make money. Attracting the right people is the big challenge.