United States Publications

2017

  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

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

    (Economics Watch Reports, June 2017)

  5. 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)

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

  8. 25 Truths about Customer Experience: Insights from the 2017 Customer Experience Conference

    The best way to provide a great customer experience is to stay on top of evolving customer needs and view disruption as a new way to please customers.

    (Conference KeyNotes, June 2017)

  9. Sustainability Practices in Asia-Pacific Dashboard

    Data on 95 environmental and social practices can be segmented by 12 Asia-Pacific economies, 10 sectors, and three revenue groups.

    (Excel Database, May 2017)

  10. Socially Minded: Convincing the C-suite of Social Media's Benefits

    Understand the range of benefits that social media can bring to companies across industries and why the C-suite should be on board.

    (Key Business Issues, May 2017)