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Human Capital Analytics Center Publications


  1. China and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Policy Priorities and Business Strategies

    July 2018 | Research Report

    Many of China’s most pressing domestic policies align with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. But for most businesses, directly addressing the SDGs is unchartered territory.

  2. US Salary Increase Budgets for 2019

    July 2018 | Research Report

    Our annual Salary Increase Budgets Survey indicates that the median 2018 actual total salary increase budget and merit increases across all employee groups are 3 percent, as they have been for the past seven years.

  3. 24 Truths About Change and Transformation Insights from the 16th Annual Change and Transformation Conference

    July 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    Digital transformation at an organization may start well but lose momentum. Often the stumbling block is corporate culture. Changing the culture can make all the difference.

  4. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2018: Will Trade Barriers Derail the Global Economy?

    July 2018 | StraightTalk®

    For now, the global economy seems barely shaken by trade policy tensions. But as the business cycle ages, it will become more important to monitor risk factors. 

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    US monetary tightening and ongoing global trade tensions add clouds to emerging economies’ outlook.

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    With global growth plateauing and with ongoing trade disputes, it is unlikely that net exports will continue to be a strong driver of growth in the Euro Area. The Euro Area economy will continue to moderate through the end of 2018.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Domestic outlook remains strong despite trade tensions.

  9. 22 Truths about Diversity and Inclusion: Insights from the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Conference

    July 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    Embed diversity and inclusion into your business strategy to help create a more inclusive culture. The by-product: increased creativity, problem solving, and employee engagement and well-being.

  10. 23 Truths about Ethics Insights from the Ethics Conference Ethical Breakdowns: How Great Companies Close the Intention-Action Gap

    July 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    Most leaders want to do the right thing and know that ethics aligns with success. But tensions between transparency and brand protection can make doing right difficult, especially in the #metoo era.