Global Value Chains Publications

2015

  1. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Gulf Cooperation Council Edition

    July 2015 | Key Business Issues

    With expected modest global economic growth in 2015, finding topline growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council region’s challenging political and economic climate will not be easy.

  2. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Europe Edition

    July 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in Europe appear more focused on the highly volatile macro political and economic global risk environment than are CEOs in other parts of the world.

  3. Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth: The 10th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference

    April 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    Strategy, structure, and staffing need to be integrally linked in organizational design. The last can be your greatest asset—or barrier. How do you conquer lack of understanding? It’s a balancing act from start to finish.

2014

  1. Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CFO

    December 2014 | Key Business Issues

    How do you grow in a time of slowing growth? For CFOs and finance executives, China's economy presents unique challenges. This function-specific summary details the challenges and opportunities for CFOs to help position their MNCs for success in China.

  2. Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Strategic Overview

    December 2014 | Key Business Issues

    In an unprecedented time of slow economic growth in China, CEOs and CSOs can look to this Strategic Overview for detailed recommendations on how to plan and prepare their organizations for a long soft fall.

  3. China Center -- What to Watch for: China’s multilateral and regional trade negotiations

    December 2014 | China Center Publications

    The political-economy factors driving China’s soft fall lead us to be skeptical that domestic-led economic reform will be possible. However, the potential for coercing certain reforms via an outside-in, WTO-style roadmap may still exist.

  4. Streamlining Product Safety and Regulatory Information along the Value Chain

    October 2014 | Council Perspectives

    The lack of consistent approaches for sharing product stewardship information in today’s complex global economy creates significant business risks that are often invisible to leadership.

  5. Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: White Paper

    October 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Presented here with thorough detail and analysis are the trends, dynamics, and factors of the slowdown; China’s productivity crisis; the necessary policy reforms; and near-, medium-, and long-term projections for the MNC operating environment.

  6. Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Business Realities, Risks, and Opportunities

    October 2014 | Key Business Issues

    China's economy growing by leaps and bounds is a thing of the past. How should multinational corporations adjust their investment and market strategies and prepare their organizations for sustaining and driving growth in this time of unprecedented change?

  7. From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers: STRATEGIC OVERVIEW

    September 2014 | Key Business Issues

    Is your organization at risk of labor shortages? This Strategic Overview covers the potential implications of labor shortages and what every function can do to mitigate there effects.