Diversity & Inclusion Publications

China Center Publications

  1. China Center Chart Dive: Older aged, higher educated women—a promising, underutilized talent pool in China

    May 2017 | China Center Publications

    Despite the strong increase in female educational attainment levels in China over the past decade, there are still stark disparities in labor participation rates between men and women.

  2. China Center Chart Dive: Disability in the workplace—the next frontier for diversity & inclusion programs in China?

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    Due to stigma, discrimination, and a lack of effective government strategies, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in China are economically and socially marginalized, with limited access to education, training programs, and work opportunities (China’s unemployment rate for PWDs is more than three times that of the general population).

Conference KeyNotes

  1. 25 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference

    June 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    It’s normal for women to be ambitious—but it’s not normal in our culture. Progress requires women to change not themselves and their unique capabilities, but the system that hinders them.

  2. Designing the Future of Diversity and Inclusion: Aspirations and Opportunities

    March 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Although D&I has achieved important successes, current practices are insufficient to complete the journey. In December we partnered with CoVision for an enhanced conversation about D&I challenges and opportunities. Results are summarized here.

Council Perspectives

  1. Pillars of Employee Resource Group Success

    August 2013 | Council Perspectives

    In theory, employee resource groups (ERGs) encourage diversity to ensure that a range of perspectives are used to achieve a company’s goals. But what are the true benefits of ERGs?

Director Notes

  1. Effect of Gender Diversity on Board Decision-making: Interviews with Board Members and Stakeholders

    January 2017 | Director Notes

    This Director Notes investigates the argument that adding women to boards is good business by looking at some supporting evidence from interviews conducted with French corporate board members and stakeholders in connection with a preliminary qualitative study about the quota system adopted in France in 2011.

Human Capital in Review

  1. 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.

Key Business Issues

  1. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.

  2. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age (Executive Summary)

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.

  3. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age (Expanded Report)

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.