Economy & Business Environment Publications

Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning

  1. Elements of High-Performing Organizations: The 15 Strategies Associated with Increasing Levels of High Performance in an Organization (A Diagnostic To Cover Elements of High-Performing Organizations: The 15 Strategies Associated with Increasing Levels of High Performance in an Organization (A Diagnostic To

    June 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Use this diagnostic tool presented in the member report DNA of High-Performing Organizations to assess your organization’s journey to high performance and identify the strengths or challenges you may face toward becoming a high-performing organization.

  2. The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices Cover The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices

    May 2015 | Research Report

    A growing body of research based on quantifiable bottom-line results shows that investments in environmental, social, and governance initiatives produce a positive impact on financial market performance.

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Consumer Dynamics

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    May 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Will the weak first quarter be followed by a bounce back?

  2. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    April 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy is slowing down relative to 2014.

  3. See all in Consumer Dynamics Publications

Economic Indicators & Forecasting

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    May 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The European economy has seen a strong first quarter, but the pace of recovery depends on the labor market and consumer.

  2. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    May 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The diversity in global growth performance has significantly increased this year

  3. See all in Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

Energy & Sustainability

  1. The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices Cover The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices

    May 2015 | Research Report

    A growing body of research based on quantifiable bottom-line results shows that investments in environmental, social, and governance initiatives produce a positive impact on financial market performance.

  2. Integrating Sustainability into Your Core Businesses—A Road Map Cover Integrating Sustainability into Your Core Businesses—A Road Map

    May 2015 | Research Report

    This report identifies work processes, tools, and experiences that can help practitioners build or strengthen sustainability programs in their companies.

  3. See all in Energy & Sustainability Publications

Global Value Chains

  1. Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth: The 10th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference Cover Designing Global Businesses for Innovation and Growth: The 10th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference

    April 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    Strategy, structure, and staffing need to be integrally linked in organizational design. The last can be your greatest asset—or barrier. How do you conquer lack of understanding? It’s a balancing act from start to finish.

  2. The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CFO Cover The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Implications for the CFO

    December 2014 | Key Business Issues

    How do you grow in a time of slowing growth? For CFOs and finance executives, China's economy presents unique challenges. This function-specific summary details the challenges and opportunities for CFOs to help position their MNCs for success in China.

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Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    May 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The diversity in global growth performance has significantly increased this year

  2. China Center Special Briefing Paper: Assessing “Returns on Capital” in the Chinese Economy Cover China Center Special Briefing Paper: Assessing “Returns on Capital” in the Chinese Economy

    May 2015 | China Center Publications

    From an international perspective, China’s capital-to-output ratio is comparatively much higher and its rate of “diminishing returns to capital” is comparatively much faster, suggesting acute inefficiency in Chinese capital investment.

  3. See all in Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness Publications

Innovation

  1. The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices Cover The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices

    May 2015 | Research Report

    A growing body of research based on quantifiable bottom-line results shows that investments in environmental, social, and governance initiatives produce a positive impact on financial market performance.

  2. Joining the Conversation Cover Joining the Conversation

    May 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Companies are looking to social media not only to get insights on the future of the consumer, but to advance their brands online by building relationships with social media users.

  3. See all in Innovation Publications

Labor Markets

  1. Board Asia Newsletter Cover Board Asia Newsletter

    March 2015 | Periodical

    This issue details the launch of the Workforce Analytics Institute (WAI), the first virtual planning in Asia devoted to enhancing the workforce planning of businesses and human resources professionals.

  2. See all in Labor Markets Publications

Marketing & Brand Strategy

  1. The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices Cover The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices

    May 2015 | Research Report

    A growing body of research based on quantifiable bottom-line results shows that investments in environmental, social, and governance initiatives produce a positive impact on financial market performance.

  2. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Australia Edition Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Australia Edition

    May 2015 | Key Business Issues

    In 2015, CEOs in Australia are focused on customers, talent development, and technology issues.

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Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

  1. Big Data Doesn’t Mean ‘Big Brother’: Employee Trust and the Next Generation of Human Capital Analytics Cover Big Data Doesn’t Mean ‘Big Brother’: Employee Trust and the Next Generation of Human Capital Analytics

    May 2015 | Key Business Issues

    We expect to see a widening performance gap between companies that excel at using new data sources and tools to optimize human capital and those that don’t.

  2. The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices Cover The Business Case for Corporate Investment in Sustainable Practices

    May 2015 | Research Report

    A growing body of research based on quantifiable bottom-line results shows that investments in environmental, social, and governance initiatives produce a positive impact on financial market performance.

  3. See all in Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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