Global Value Chains Publications


  1. China Center Data Flash - Property sector continues to struggle as inventories are drawn down

    September 2015 | China Center Publications

    Some observers have recently been touting a rebound in the real estate market, and while both sales and prices have improved in recent months, it is essential to keep in mind that actual construction and investment in the sector are still contracting.

  2. Moving to the Next Level: Insights from the 11th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

    September 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    Women in business have come a long way, but moving to absolute parity with men requires continued planning and even consciousness raising on the part of both genders.

  3. Getting a Handle on Energy in Europe (Implications for the European Union)

    September 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Economic recovery in Europe in the medium term will depend more on tackling the slide toward low and very low productivity than on lower oil prices.

  4. China Center Special Briefing Paper: Appraising Industrial Overcapacity – the Achilles Heel of Chinese Growth?

    September 2015 | China Center Publications

    This China Center Special Briefing Paper examines China’s current overcapacity challenges and outlines its history, deep-rooted causes, and the likely impact on future economic growth.

  5. China Center Quick Note: One Belt, One Road, Lots of Questions

    September 2015 | China Center Publications

    What should multinational companies expect from China’s Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road?

  6. Job Satisfaction: 2015 Edition: A Lot More Jobs—A Little More Satisfaction

    September 2015 | Research Report

    In the latest survey, US job satisfaction rose slightly for the fourth consecutive year to the highest level since 2008. The increase may be partly due to the tightening labor market.

  7. Big Data Doesn't Mean 'Big Brother' (Implications for Asia)

    September 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Human capital leaders in Asia should insist that their organizations build stronger capabilities in human capital analytics by reaching out to stakeholders, navigating data protection regulations, and garnering employee trust.

  8. Future-Skilling Assessment Guide: Building a Conversation about Talent with Key Executive Leaders

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    This guide will help talent practitioners open a meaningful dialogue about talent and future skill building with key executives in the organization. This fillable form was created by the authors of The Conference Board Key Business Issues reports on Future-Skilling Your Workforce.

  9. Kaiser Permanente

    August 2015 | Case Studies

    A company profile from the 2015 Key Business Issues report Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Leveraging People Strategies for Developing Future Capabilities.

  10. Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Implications for the CLO

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Acute talent shortages combined with declining productivity are requiring organizations to invest in future-skilling efforts. Chief learning officers need to tie learning programs to other talent practices and overall organizational strategies for maximum impact.