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. Faster Than Expected: The US Labor Market Continues to Tighten

    July 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Need workers? Tight labor markets have become a problem for US employers. Unemployment, at 5.3 percent in June, continues to drop, making it harder to hire and keep qualified workers.

  4. On the Record with Paul Chodak: President and Chief Operating Officer, Indiana-Michigan Power

    July 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Paul Chodak, president and COO of Indiana-Michigan Power, discusses with The Conference Board the challenges he faces running an electric utility.

  5. BoardAsia Newsletter

    July 2015 | Periodical

    This issue includes activities of the Workforce Analytics Institute (WAI), the strategic collaboration between The Conference Board and Mercer in Asia.

  6. Harnessing the Power of Human Capital: Insights from the 2015 Strategic HR Conference

    July 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    The HR function has become a strategic partner that is central to helping organizations solve complex business problems such as declining productivity, labor shortages, and skill gaps.

  7. U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2016

    June 2015 | Research Report

    US salary increase budgets remain unchanged for 2016.

  8. 2015 Strategic Human Resources Communication and Social Media Workshops: New Structures and Processes that Drive Business Success

    June 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    We are living in an era of communication 2.0, and that changes the nature and responsibilities of the human resources function.

  9. Enhancing Labor’s Contribution to Productivity: Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability (CHRO Summary)

    June 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Productivity has declined substantially. If left unaddressed, this will limit companies’ ability to grow and compete, as well as threaten job creation and global economic growth. This report details how CHROs and CTOs can help alleviate this crisis.

  10. Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability

    June 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Over the next 12 months, productivity will become companies’ primary source of competitiveness and profitability. Leaders can direct investments and sharpen the focus on organizational efficiency to mitigate the risks of a productivity crisis.