Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

2017

  1. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation—Asia-Pacific/China Report

    March 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report, part of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2017 series, compares the most pressing business challenges of CEOs globally with those of CEOs in Asia-Pacific and China—along with the strategies CEOs deem most critical for meeting those challenges.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic expansion in emerging markets remains weak and fragile as vulnerability and downside risks mount.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    March 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Euro Area growth momentum remains positive, while changes in monetary policy can be expected in 2017 as inflation returns.

  4. China Center Chart Dive: New data reveal less severe trade imbalance between the US and China

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    A new analysis from The Conference Board brings vast and complex global value chain dependencies into resolution and, in doing so, paints a starkly different picture of the bilateral trade imbalance. 

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    March 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    After a brief slowdown in Q1, the US economy returns to its slow growth trend.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    March 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  7. China Center Quick Note: Hope for the best, plan for the worst -- A look at the potential negative consequences of US-China friction

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    China’s treatment of Norway, South Korea, and Japan during recent politically motivated economic disputes is instructive for understanding how Beijing may respond to provocations from Washington. Foreign MNCs, especially US brands, should catalog their potential risk exposures stemming from China’s formal and informal retaliatory tools and make appropriate preparations.

  8. China Center Data Flash: Growth momentum keeps rolling into 2017

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    Corporate lending surged again in January, while household mortgage growth continued to decelerate. Both indicators are considered positive.

  9. 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.

  10. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Uncertainty and Global Growth Make Strange Bedfellows

    February 2017 | StraightTalk®

    Globally, 2017 growth is projected at about 2.9 percent—a notch up from earlier projections. For the medium term, there are no signs as yet that policy changes will raise the trend.