The Americas Publications

2016

  1. CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2016 Edition

    Only one of the 25 highest-paid CEOs in 2015 delivered exceptional share price performance during the year, while seven saw their total compensation fall--in one case, by almost 80 percent.

    (Research Report, September 2016)

  2. Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing

    We look at the trend toward integrating corporate communications and marketing and consider the various ways that these two functions working together can contribute value to corporations.

    (Key Business Issues, September 2016)

  3. Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing (CHRO Business Implications)

    Human resources professionals might not know it, but they have an important role in the future of corporate communications and marketing. This overview explores how integrating these two functions could deliver big opportunities in HR.

    (Key Business Issues, September 2016)

  4. Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing (CEO Business Implications)

    CEOs have a crucial role to play in ensuring integrated corporate communications and marketing delivers on its potential to create value.

    (Key Business Issues, September 2016)

  5. China Center Quick Note: Back to Basics -- The CCP at 95

    Since assuming command of the Communist Party of China (CCP) in late 2012, Xi Jinping has overseen one of the most fundamental transformations of the party in at least three decades. Already, this shift has effectively changed, and will continue to change, the government relations requirements for MNCs in China.

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)

  6. Importing a Solution: Can Immigration Help Mitigate Looming Labor Shortages?

    Depending on your organization’s industry and location, hiring more immigrants may be a viable solution for addressing labor shortages over the next 15 years.

    (Executive Action Report, September 2016)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    The US economy chugs along: strong consumer sector, but little to cheer about elsewhere.

    (Economics Watch Reports, September 2016)

  8. China Center Data Flash: Acquiescing to lower growth?

    Credit creation slowed more than expected in July, but the PBOC isn’t easing monetary policy yet and has publicly stated it won’t be doing so. This is a positive factor, assuming it persists, for facilitating long overdue economic restructuring.

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)

  9. China Center Chart Dive: Watch out for a housing price down-cycle and its knock-on effects

    There is a strong correlation between China’s monetary cycles and housing price cycles, but it is important to note that a down-cycle in housing prices means slower price growth, and not necessarily negative price growth. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)

  10. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Will Greater Uncertainty Lead to Business Investment Paralysis?

    Will greater uncertainty lead to business investment paralysis? In this issue of StraightTalk, Chief Economist Bart van Ark looks at the business implications of economic uncertainty and weakening of US corporate profits.

    (Key Business Issues, September 2016)