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Strategic HR Publications

  1. “Zionist Jews Need to Be Run Out of This Country!” When an employee makes this remark outside of the office, what should a company do?

    January 2012 | The Conference Board Review

    YouTube, cable news, and Internet message boards are making it easy for proudly ignorant people to go public with conspiracy theories and racist rants—and they are making life difficult for corporate HR reps who just want everyone to get along.

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  1. The 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.

  2. The 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.

  3. The 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.

  4. The 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.

  5. The 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. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016: Asia Regional Report

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    In this year’s survey, CEO respondents in the Asia-Pacific region and India focus on building organizational capability and high-performing cultures around engagement, performance, inclusion, and continual improvement to drive better business results and inspire innovation.

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  1. 18 Truths about Succession Planning: Insights from the 13th Annual Succession Management Conference

    December 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    As the business landscape continues to evolve, old assumptions about talent and what is needed for future success are no longer relevant.

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  1. 19 Truths about Communicating Employee Benefits: Insights from the 2018 Communicating Employee Benefits Symposium

    March 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    How does your organization communicate employee benefits—and changes to benefits? Companies do best when they orchestrate various benefits and convey information about them with authenticity and through a central information hub.

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  1. 20 Truths about Strategic HR: Insights from the 3rd Annual Strategic HR Conference

    May 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Practitioners say they have experienced more internal and external change in the past two years than ever before in their entire careers. HR can help companies navigate this change.