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Strategic Human Resources Publications

2018

  1. Defining and Measuring Inclusion

    December 2018 | Research Report

    To become inclusive, organizations, must first define it clearly, without giving in to superficiality and, second, measure inclusion and hold people accountable for making progress. New research by The Conference Board describes where companies are today in meeting these challenges and what they can do to define and measure inclusion more effectively.

  2. Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Environment of Higher Labor Costs

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    The threat of labor shortages is more acute in blue-collar and low-pay services occupations than in more highly educated white-collar occupations, the exact opposite of the prevailing trends in recent decades.

  3. Disability in the Workplace in China

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a ‘carrot and stick’ approach to disability in the workplace – incentivizing companies to employ people with disabilities and fining those who don’t. The simplistic national employment quota fails to address the complexities MNCs face in recruiting, training and retaining employees with disabilities.

  4. 2018 Executive Compensation and Succession Practices Bundle

    December 2018 | Research Report

    A new bundled report combining two current reports that represent our most extensive and insightful executive compensation and leadership succession practices.

  5. Disability in the Workplace in China: Current Realities and Ways Forward

    December 2018 | China Center Publications

    China has adopted a "carrot and stick" approach to disability in the workplaceincentivizing companies to employ people with disabilities and fining those who don’t. The simplistic national employment quota fails to address the complexities MNCs face in recruiting, training, and retaining employees with disabilities.

  6. Strategic HR Center Newsletter - November 2018

    November 2018 | Newsletter

    Hype about the growth of the nontraditional workforce exceeds reality—data shows the share of nontraditional workers today is no different than it was 20 years ago

  7. Five Ways Companies Use Signposts of Innovation

    November 2018 | Publication

    We spoke with leaders of member companies involved with innovation at a large US defense contractor and at specialty materials company Eastman Chemical Company to find out which aspects of the signposts they find most useful.

  8. 25 Truths about Employee Engagement and Experience

    November 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    Engaged and happy employees provide greater customer service. Nevertheless, in an ever-changing business environment, promoting a positive work environment, creating meaningful employee experiences, and fostering high levels of engagement remain challenges for many organizations. A great culture and high engagement do not just happen by accident; what can organizations do specifically to revitalize employee experience and enhance engagement? How can companies empower employees to improve customer satisfaction?

  9. General Motors: Increasing Safety and Retention through Employee Engagement (Business Impact of Employee Engagement Case Study)

    October 2018 | Case Studies

    This case study focuses on how leaders at General Motors calculate the business impact of the company’s engagement initiatives.

  10. Royal Bank of Scotland: Engaged Employees Lead to Better Business Outcomes (Business Impact of Employee Engagement Case Study)

    October 2018 | Case Studies

    This case study focuses on how leaders at the Royal Bank of Scotland calculate the business impact of the company’s engagement initiatives.