Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Employee Engagement

    May 2016 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within employee engagement research by providing actionable summaries of contemporary literature.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    April 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Relief from declining oil and commodity prices may stabilize growth in emerging economies temporarily, but structural issues remain.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    April 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Euro Area growth and inflation remain subdued, triggering more monetary stimulus. Special topic: How have adjustments helped the Eurozone periphery gain competitiveness, and do we see reform fatigue?

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    April 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Relatively slow growth will continue through the second half of 2016.

  5. China Center Quick Note: China, the WTO, and the "Market Economy Status" Debate

    April 2016 | China Center Publications

    Has China become a market economy?

  6. China ResearchGraphic: Labor Strife in China -- Anticipating Stress Points, Preparing to Respond

    April 2016 | China Center Publications

    As China's economic slowdown deepens and associated volatilities increase, labor unrest is on the rise. Data collected by China Labor Bulletin, a Hong Kong-based NGO, shows that the number of labor strikes has increased dramatically over the past three years.

  7. China ResearchGraphic - Income, Consumption, and Savings in China: Now and in 2025

    April 2016 | China Center Publications

    How will disposable income and consumption evolve for Chinese households?

  8. Help Wanted: What Looming Labor Shortages Mean for Your Business - CEO Implications

    April 2016 | Key Business Issues

    New sources of labor should be top of mind for CEOs as they contemplate protracted labor shortages. These shortages will hit most industries, pinching profits and prolonging the economic slowdown.

  9. Help Wanted: What Looming Labor Shortages Mean for Your Business

    April 2016 | Key Business Issues

    A prolonged labor shortage looms over many industries in the United States and across the globe, threatening hiring, retention, and profits, but few companies are prepared to deal with it.

  10. China Center Quick Take: China's New Charity Law -- What's the Impact on Corporate Giving Programs?

    April 2016 | China Center Publications

    Last month, China’s first comprehensive charity law was passed by the National People’s Congress. Critics argue that the law aims to co-opt civil society to support the government’s interests, but if implemented well, the new law should yield an improved operating environment for MNCs working with local nonprofits on community engagement and other CSR programs.