Corporate Leadership Publications

Corporate Finance

  1. 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.

  2. The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Strategic Overview Cover The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth: Strategic Overview

    December 2014 | Key Business Issues

    In an unprecedented time of slow economic growth in China, CEOs and CSOs can look to this Strategic Overview for detailed recommendations on how to plan and prepare their organizations for a long soft fall.

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Corporate Governance

  1. Rethinking Today’s Succession Strategies to Address
Tomorrow’s Business Reality: 
Insights from the 2014 Succession Management Conference Cover Rethinking Today’s Succession Strategies to Address Tomorrow’s Business Reality: Insights from the 2014 Succession Management Conference

    February 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    To successfully address future business challenges, organizations need to be strategic about how they plan for future leadership. This includes identifying high performers early and preparing leaders through experiential learning.

  2. Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does “Difference” Make? Cover Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does “Difference” Make?

    January 2015 | Director Notes

    This report evaluates the case for diversity on corporate boards of directors in light of competing research findings and suggests strategies to promote more inclusive boards.

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Marketing & Communications

  1. Creating the Right Voice and Content for Social Media Cover Creating the Right Voice and Content for Social Media

    December 2014 | Executive Action Report

    Companies must craft the right brand voice and content to get a bigger impact from their social branding efforts. Firms are expanding their view of their customers for more opportunities to engage with them.

  2. Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014): Executive Summary Cover Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014): Executive Summary

    September 2014 | Executive Summary

    There’s been a fundamental shift in the type of resolutions shareholders submit, and activists are increasingly using social media to agitate for change outside of the AGM, 2014 data show.

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Philanthropy & Citizenship

  1. Sustainability Practices 2015 Key Findings Cover Sustainability Practices 2015 Key Findings

    February 2015 | Key Findings

    Key findings from the Sustainability Practices Dashboard 2015, the comprehensive database and online benchmarking tool that captures the most recent environmental and social practices by large public companies globally.

  2. Sustainability Practices 2015 Dashboard Cover Sustainability Practices 2015 Dashboard

    February 2015 | Sustainability Practices Dashboard

    The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world.

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Quality Management

  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations (Strategic Overview) Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations (Strategic Overview)

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    In the current slow-growth global economic environment, CEOs say they are relying on product and process innovation, more productive use of technology, a stronger leadership bench, and increased employee engagement to contribute to organizational success.

  2. Creating the Future by Re-creating the Workplace: Insights from the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference Cover Creating the Future by Re-creating the Workplace: Insights from the 2014 Women's Leadership Conference

    October 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    There is no question women make great leaders. Both organizations and women can take actions to move women further up the corporate ladder.

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Risk Management

  1. The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations Cover The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs are undeterred in their quest for new sources of growth and show few signs of hunkering down in the defensive postures seen in the years immediately following the 2008 financial crisis.

  2. Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk Cover Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk

    July 2014 | Director Notes

    Addressing supply chain risk and sustainability in isolation may put a firm at considerable risk. Companies should pursue strategies that recognize that supply chain risk and sustainability are inextricably intertwined.

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Sustainability

  1. Sustainability Practices 2015 Key Findings Cover Sustainability Practices 2015 Key Findings

    February 2015 | Key Findings

    Key findings from the Sustainability Practices Dashboard 2015, the comprehensive database and online benchmarking tool that captures the most recent environmental and social practices by large public companies globally.

  2. Sustainability Practices 2015 Dashboard Cover Sustainability Practices 2015 Dashboard

    February 2015 | Sustainability Practices Dashboard

    The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world.

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