Innovation & Productivity Center Publications

2017

  1. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Europe: Preparing for Slower Growth

    November 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Most economies in Europe are enjoying robust growth momentum, with consumer spending in the driving seat. This may well continue into the first half of 2018, though we expect a gradual move toward slower trend growth.

  2. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Emerging Asia: Slowing, but Still Leading the Way

    November 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Economic growth in emerging Asia has been higher than in the rest of the emerging world over the last decade. Despite a coming slowdown in the region, that trend is likely to continue.

  3. Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018

    November 2017 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    This paper presents the methodology for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018 which includes growth projections for 11 major regions and individual estimates for 33 mature and 36 emerging market economies for 2018–2022, and 2023–2027.

  4. Insights from Highly Innovative Companies: Results from The Conference Board and InnovationOne Global State of Innovation Survey 2017

    November 2017 | Research Report

    High innovators think of innovation as a strategic imperative—not just as R&D. That’s just one of the highlights from The Conference Board and InnovationOne Global State of Innovation Survey 2017.

  5. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter/CEO Summary

    October 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Digital transformation means culture change. Read how L’Oréal, Travelex, Haier, GE, and other early adopters of digital transformation have cultivated risk-taking, experimentation, and openness to outsiders to stay ahead of new technologies and business models.

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

    August 2017 | Case Studies

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

  7. Opening Up to Outsiders: Case Studies from Lego, GE, L’Oréal, and Haier

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    Profiles of Lego, GE, L’Oréal, and Haier show how these companies have have driven digital transformation by opening up to outsiders.

  8. Culture and Digital Transformation: Case Studies from Travelex, L’Oréal, Haier, and GE

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    In these company profiles, Travelex, L’Oreal, Haier, and GE share how they have shifted their corporate cultures to embrace digital transformation. 

  9. Blurring External Boundaries: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    Company profiles from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier show that digital transformation enables and often requires collaboration between organizations. If necessity is the mother of invention, then digital transformation is the necessity that drives companies that were once separate, self-reliant entities to reach out to other organizations and individuals.

  10. 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.