Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications


  1. Job Satisfaction 2017 Edition: More Opportunity and Satisfaction in a Tighter Labor Market

    September 2017 | Research Report

    Job satisfaction has improved for the sixth year in a row, and much of the improvement is due to the improvement in the labor market. The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey explains this trend and other useful insights about US employees’ sentiments about work based on our annual survey.

  2. Trade under Attack and Necessary Remedies for Dislocation from Economic Change

    August 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    Trade has helped the US economy grow overall, but not every worker has benefited from it. Rather than protecting individual jobs, the US must create policies that help individual workers. 

  3. China Center Chart Dive: With capital flight seemingly under control, a resurgence in Chinese outbound FDI may be in the offing

    August 2017 | China Center Publications

    The widely reported regulatory clampdown on China’s Outbound Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) may be over – for the time being. 

  4. China's Global Impact: The Business Exposures and Economic Implications of a Globalizing China

    August 2017 | Key Business Issues

    For national economies, multinational corporations, and financial institutions, exposures to developments in China are intensifying. This report outlines potential impacts so organizations can be more cognizant of and more agile and resilient to China geo-economic exposures.

  5. China's Global Impact: Executive Summary

    August 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Many business leaders assess their business exposures related to market, economic, or political conditions inside China. Rarely, it seems, are China factors assessed for their global impacts. This summary attempts to close that gap and help organizations to be more cognizant of China geo-economic exposures. 

  6. 18 Truths about Sustainability: Insights from the 16th Annual Sustainability Summit

    August 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Sustainability reporting needs to be built into everyday business activities, especially since it has become a tool to attract mainstream investors. 

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    August 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Despite country-specific risks, emerging markets keep performing as solid contributors to global growth.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    August 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Better investment and global conditions will help the US economy to pick up speed in the second half of 2017.

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    August 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The business cycle of the Euro Area continues to strengthen but does not translate into higher profit growth.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    August 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.