Economy & Business Environment Publications

Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning

  1. Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability: Strategic Overview Cover Prioritizing Productivity to Drive Growth, Competitiveness, and Profitability: Strategic Overview

    June 2015 | Key Business Issues

    As global growth and pricing power remain weak, productivity will be the prime source of competitiveness and profitability for most companies—and technology and innovation will need to reemerge as the main drivers of productivity.

  2. 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 orga

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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

    June 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy is on a more moderate growth path.

  2. 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?

  3. See all in Consumer Dynamics Publications

Economic Indicators & Forecasting

  1. China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination Cover China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination

    June 2015 | China Center Publications

    The rhetorical emphasis on “efficiency” and “effectiveness” has yet to be taken up in practice and belies the fact that central authorities are essentially relying on the same old, investment-centric playbook to stabilize the economy.

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

    June 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets have been underperforming over the last year, adding increased downside risks to the global growth outlook

  3. See all in Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

Energy & Sustainability

  1. Allianz SE Cover Allianz SE

    June 2015 | Case Study

    A company profile from the 2015 report Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.

  2. BASF Cover BASF

    June 2015 | Case Study

    A company profile from the 2015 report Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.

  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.

  3. See all in Global Value Chains Publications

Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

  1. China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination Cover China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination

    June 2015 | China Center Publications

    The rhetorical emphasis on “efficiency” and “effectiveness” has yet to be taken up in practice and belies the fact that central authorities are essentially relying on the same old, investment-centric playbook to stabilize the economy.

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

    June 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets have been underperforming over the last year, adding increased downside risks to the global growth outlook

  3. See all in Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness Publications

Innovation

  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. Big Data Doesn't Mean 'Big Brother' (Strategic Overview) Cover Big Data Doesn't Mean 'Big Brother' (Strategic Overview)

    May 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Organizations at the leading edge of HCA are using new sources of human capital data to gain competitive advantage. And they’re doing so with the full knowledge and consent of their workforce.

  3. See all in Innovation Publications

Labor Markets

  1. U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2016 Cover U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2016

    June 2015 | Research Report

    US salary increase budgets remain unchanged for 2016.

  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.

  3. See all in Marketing & Brand Strategy Publications

Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

  1. China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination Cover China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination

    June 2015 | China Center Publications

    The rhetorical emphasis on “efficiency” and “effectiveness” has yet to be taken up in practice and belies the fact that central authorities are essentially relying on the same old, investment-centric playbook to stabilize the economy.

  2. Allianz SE Cover Allianz SE

    June 2015 | Case Study

    A company profile from the 2015 report Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services.

  3. See all in Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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