Middle East Publications

2016

  1. Sustainability Practices 2016 Key Findings

    One key finding from the 2016 Sustainability Practices Dashboard: while an increasing number of companies include sustainability performance metrics as a factor in executive compensation, they are routinely reticent to disclose the specifics of those metrics.

    (Research Report, November 2016)

  2. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital?

    Based on a literature review, interviews with leading experts, and company examples, this report builds the foundation for a series of reports to be released in the next few years.

    (Key Business Issues Listing, November 2016)

  3. A Strategic Cyber-Roadmap for the Board

    This Directors Notes reviews five director case studies of cyberrisk governance.

    (Director Notes, November 2016)

  4. Navigating the New Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment

    Companies are massively investing in digitization, but the results are variable and trends are moving so quickly that strategizing is very difficult.

    (Key Business Issues Listing, November 2016)

  5. What is the Global Economic Outlook for 2017?

    As we enter year six of global stagnation, deliverance remains elusive. Uncertainty is causing investment inertia, leaving business to push for new policies in hopes of finding a path to progress.

    (Key Business Issues Listing, November 2016)

  6. New Administration's Lean towards Quantitative over Qualitative Sources of Growth Will Leave the Bottom Line Unchanged—at Least for Now

    The outcome of US elections have further increased the level of uncertainty about the fate of the global economy, but bottom line growth results do not look very different from what The Conference Board projected before November 8th. Tax cuts and investment in infrastructure may provide some growth upside to the US economy in the short-term, but their impact will most likely be small. 

    (Key Business Issues, November 2016)

  7. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Bucking the Trend—Overcoming Uncertainty, Shocks, and Disruption with Qualitative Growth

    As we enter year six of global stagnation, deliverance remains elusive. Uncertainty is causing investment inertia, leaving business to push for new policies in hopes of finding a path to progress.

    (Key Business Issues, November 2016)

  8. Employees as Brand Ambassadors:The State of Employee Advocacy

    This SNCR 2020 article presents findings from the JEM 2016 State of Employee Advocacy Survey.

    (Research Report, November 2016)

  9. CEO Succession Practices: 2016 Edition

    CEO Succession Practices: 2016 Edition analyzes all CEO succession events at S&P 500 companies over the last 15 years with additional analysis based on 2016 survey findings.

    (Key Business Issues, October 2016)

  10. 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)