United States Publications

2017

  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    When describing the job of a public company board member, proxy advisors were not  naturally inclined to draw up a list of qualifications and responsibilities.

    (Key Business Issues, June 2017)

  4. Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy

    This policy brief recommends steps to reform immigration policy, including suggestions for employing both native-born workers and immigrants to flexibly address looming labor shortages.

    (Committee for Economic Development, June 2017)

  5. 25 Truths about Leadership Development: Insights from the 2017 Leadership Development Conference

    What makes a leader? While leadership roles may be formal and staid, leadership development professionals are finding that even employees without managerial authority can influence the business culture of an organization.

    (Conference KeyNotes, June 2017)

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    The growth trend of US economy continues at about 2 percent.

    (Economics Watch Reports, June 2017)

  7. 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)

  8. 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)

  9. 25 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference

    It’s normal for women to be ambitious—but it’s not normal in our culture. Progress requires women to change not themselves and their unique capabilities, but the system that hinders them.

    (Conference KeyNotes, 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)