Publications

2011

  1. 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau?

    December 2011 | Research Report

    The report is the outcome of a statistically sound study of the 2011 Fortune 500. The study analyzed the number of followers and fans of corporate Twitter and/or Facebook accounts.

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  1. 27 at Heart: Why Gen Yers shouldn’t write off their boomer co-workers.

    April 2011 | The Conference Board Review

    Gen Yers need to get used to the idea of working with a whole lot of people who could be their parents or even grandparents.

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  1. Addressing the Talent Shortage in China and India: Leveraging Women in the Workforce

    January 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Women are underutilized in labor markets in Asia. Leveraging women in the workforce is essential to resolve this talent shortage and promote both social and economic development in these countries.

  2. Age and Opportunity: Plan Strategically to Get the Most Out of a Maturing Workforce

    May 2006 | Executive Action Report

    If baby boomers retire as expected, there won’t be enough people to do the work; companies who act now can avoid the worst and gain a competitive advantage.

  3. Age and Opportunity: Plan Strategically to Get the Most Out of a Maturing Workforce

    April 2006 | Council Perspectives

    The trend numbers are enough to frighten even the most stoic CEO. In a nutshell: if boomers retire as expected, there won’t be enough people to do the work. But companies can plan their way out of the worst and gain a competitive advantage too

  4. Are They Really Ready to Work?

    October 2006 | Research Report

    This report defines workforce readiness by examining survey results and interviews with Human Resource and other senior executives.

  5. Affluent Population: Current Assets and Future Demographics

    October 2003 | Executive Action Report

    The number of affluent households in the United States will continue to increase over the next seven years, according to a recent study. The report also finds despite recent financial setbacks, the portfolios of the well-to-do remain healthy.

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  1. Better Together: Advancing Diversity & Inclusion through Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning

    June 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Combining human capital analytics and strategic workforce planning best practices can inform and improve diversity and inclusion initiatives.

  2. Better Together: Why a United Front Can Propel Diversity and Inclusion and Corporate Philanthropy in the United States

    January 2016 | Council Perspectives

    Now more than ever, the diversity and inclusion and corporate philanthropy functions should work together to deliver value to the business and to society.

  3. Board Asia Newsletter

    December 2013 | Periodical

    Major news covered in this issue includes details of the launch of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India and the ASEAN Leadership 2.0 project, an ongoing dialogue on leadership issues.