South Asia Publications

2017

  1. Millennials and Social Commerce: Engagement Leads to Sales but Paid Social May Not

    This SNCR 2020 article is the second edition of a study that investigates how millennials' activity on social media translates into sales for companies and brands.

    (Research Report, July 2017)

  2. China Center Chart Dive: If China trade sneezes, where are Asian countries vulnerable to catching a cold?

    Economic and commercial developments in China, good or bad, clearly have the potential to propagate to nearly every corner of the global economy. But the nature and degree of China exposure in Australia, Indonesia, and Japan, for instance, differ from South Korea and Taiwan. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2017)

  3. China Center Data Flash: Steady growth outlook gives headroom for continued efforts to slow credit growth

    With a policy stance in China clearly focused on financial risk containment, growth continues to taper off in monetary expansion and housing sales. There are no signals of a change in this policy trajectory, so the tapering off should continue in the near term. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2017)

  4. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

    (China Center Publications, June 2017)

  5. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter

    This report investigates what organizations need to look, feel, and act like if they are to be successful at digital transformation. What are the strategic capabilities companies need to develop? How can corporate culture support or hinder digital transformation? What kinds of organizational structure does digital transformation require?

    (Key Business Issues, June 2017)

  6. Drafting the 'Dream Team': Leveraging Analytics to Acquire Top Talent in Asia

    Using workforce analytics, organizations can systematically examine and evaluate the quality of their talent acquisition strategies to identify and implement the most effective means for finding talent. 

    (Research Report, June 2017)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Recent downside risks challenge the outlook for emerging markets for remainder of the year.

    (Economics Watch Reports, June 2017)

  8. A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices

    This report is a resource for understanding how sustainable supply chain standards and codes of conduct are evolving, and how companies can adapt to increasing demands for global transparency and accountability.

    (Key Business Issues, June 2017)

  9. China Center Quick Note: The Belt and Road -- Globalization with Chinese Characteristics

    Most emerging markets within the “One Belt, One Road” geography find Beijing’s geo-economic vision for Eurasian integration compelling, at least for now; developed country political leaders and MNC executives should incorporate this reality into their planning assumptions for the region.

    (China Center Publications, June 2017)

  10. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

    The latest estimates of monthly leading economic indicators and quarterly GDP growth indicate that rising confidence among business and consumers in recent quarters has translated into a small positive impact on the real economy.

    (StraightTalk®, June 2017)