Publications

2015

  1. 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.

  2. Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Strategic Overview

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    For the past few years, companies have been facing talent shortages and declining productivity. They can mitigate these challenges by implementing a robust future-skilling program that is aligned with business goals.

  3. Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Leveraging People Strategies for Developing Future Capabilities

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Companies need to future-skill their talent to increase agility and better position themselves for a volatile future. The key is having a people ecosystem that focuses on integrating talent management systems holistically.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    August 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    There are strong headwinds ahead for major emerging economies.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    August 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Euro Area economic growth disappointed somewhat in the second quarter, but prospects for continued recovery remain good.

  6. China Center Quick Note: Beijing’s Pyrrhic Victory Over the Equity Rout

    July 2015 | China Center Publications

    While the ultimate outcome of this episode remains to be seen, we draw some interim conclusions regarding the outlook for China’s financial markets, the real economy, the MNC business environment, and the broader reform agenda. 

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic activity among major emerging markets continues to slow, with downside risks to outweigh upside in the second half of 2015.

  8. 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.

  9. Business Case for Corporate Investment in ESG Practices

    July 2015 | Director Notes

    This report reviews empirical analyses of the return on investment in environmental, social, and governance initiatives and discusses why the positive correlations found by some academics remain disputed by others.

  10. China CEO Council Session Report -- Getting to a "New Normal"

    July 2015 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 11, 2015, China CEO Council in Shanghai.