Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Voices from Europe

    February 2016 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within human capital research from a European perspective and provides actionable summaries of contemporary literature.

  2. Succession Management That Delivers Results: Simple, Relevant, Agile

    February 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    HR professionals and companies as a whole must link the succession process to business priorities and take into account macro trends such as the velocity of change and increased regulatory pressure.

  3. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - CEO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    It is now widely accepted that diverse groups generate more innovative ideas than homogenous ones. But diversity alone is meaningless without an inclusive culture that values and actively encourages diversity of thought.

  4. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    To understand the enablers and barriers to leveraging inclusion to capture new ideas, The Conference Board conducted a global survey of leaders responsible for either innovation or diversity and inclusion (D&I).

  5. Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016: General Counsel Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    CEO respondents intend to improve processes around innovation, operations, cost management, and quality as a means to drive better business results. They are looking to their legal functions to strengthen internal compliance and risk mitigation procedures while ensuring the organization remains true to its values wherever it does business.

  6. Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016: CHRO/CLO/CTO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Human resource leaders have their work cut out for them as labor shortages unprecedented in our lifetime have descended upon the business landscape. Here results to our annual CEO Challenge survey show CEOs’ most pressing concerns and, more importantly, their strategies for mitigating the challenges organizations face today.

  7. Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016: CFO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    More unpredictability and more volatility mean more risks in the global business environment—and more opportunities. This report outlines how chief financial officers can guide their companies to commercial success.

  8. Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016: CEO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Respondents to our annual CEO Challenge survey show it will take an aligned, agile, and innovative organization to seize opportunities for commercial success. Analysis of CEO responses on six major challenge areas yields insight into the strategies CEOs are employing today to strengthen and grow their organizations.

  9. Conference Board CEO Challenge 2016: Building Capability – Seeking Alignment, Agility, and Talent to Innovate and Grow

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Since 1999, CEOs from around the world have shared their most pressing business concerns and their strategies for dealing with those challenges. This full-length report details all of the results for six key business issues, yielding insights to today’s leaders on the way forward.

2015

  1. 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference: Developing the Leader of the Future

    December 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    Times have changed, and so must leadership development. Human resources leaders can make this happen by, for example, creating effective ongoing development programs.