Asia Publications

2017

  1. Human Capital Analytics @ Work,Volume 2

    Our discussions with practitioners at leading organizations (including GM, Shell, Verizon, and NSA) and review of HCA surveys and literature reveal that the gap between what organizations could do and are doing is shrinking. 

    (Research Report, May 2017)

  2. Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: A Candid Look at Risks and Rewards

    Resource constraints and evolving customer pressures are spurring companies to transition from a “take, make, waste” linear economy to one that more closely aligns with a “take waste, make value” circular economy. 

    (Key Business Issues, May 2017)

  3. Business Transformation and the Circular Economy: CEO Implications

    Resource constraints and evolving customer pressures are spurring companies to transition from a “take, make, waste” linear economy to one that more closely aligns with a “take waste, make value” circular economy. 

    (Key Business Issues, May 2017)

  4. China Center Chart Dive: Older aged, higher educated women—a promising, underutilized talent pool in China

    Despite the strong increase in female educational attainment levels in China over the past decade, there are still stark disparities in labor participation rates between men and women.

    (China Center Publications, May 2017)

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Slight upward revision to lift emerging markets outlook to 3.6 percent in 2017, up 0.6 percentage point from 2016.

    (Economics Watch Reports, May 2017)

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    Monthly economic series report

    (Economics Watch Reports, May 2017)

  7. Mental Health and Well-Being In The Workplace: What Works and Why It Makes Business Sense

    This report provides recommendations and resources for those looking to begin a well-being initiative at their organization. Four organizations and their well-being programs are profiled in this report: Barclays, RBS, Unilever, and Bupa UK.

    (Research Report, May 2017)

  8. China Center Chart Dive: Chinese population inflows concentrated in 15 cities

    Despite headlines about high real estate prices and skyrocketing living costs in China’s more developed cities, our research finds that advanced cities are still attracting the lion’s share of population inflows.

    (China Center Publications, May 2017)

  9. Divergent Views/ Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders— Executive Summary

    Millennials will be a significant percentage of the C-suite in the coming decade, so it is imperative to better understand their views and values to ensure existing C-suite leaders can appreciate areas of divergent thinking and common ground. This report outlines findings from interviews, surveys, and focus groups from 14 organizations.

    (Research Report, May 2017)

  10. Signposts of Innovation: A Review of Innovation Metrics

    This working paper gives an overview of approaches to innovation measurement and dives more deeply into the metrics which can help businesses to track, monitor, and assess innovation performance. The Signposts of Innovation framework includes technology, digitization, environmental and social sustainability, customer experience and branding, internal innovation networks, and external innovation ecosystems.

    (Economics Program Working Paper Series, May 2017)