The Americas Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    The Euro Area was on a moderate recovery path before the EU referendum. In reaction to Brexit, investors moved their capital toward less risky assets, bringing to the surface the weakness of the Italian banks and uncertainty around future investment decisions.

    (Economics Watch Reports, July 2016)

  2. 25 Truths about Branding: Insights from the Annual Brand Conference

    Brands are striving to amplify word of mouth in social media, keep their voice consistent across platforms, and ride the momentum of changes in the digital landscape.

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2016)

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    The US economy is on a below 2 percent growth path.

    (Economics Watch Reports, July 2016)

  4. US Salary Increase Budgets for 2017
    US salary increase budgets for 2016 have a median increase of 3.00 percent, the same percentage as the previous six years. Projections for 2017 are also 3.00 percent.
    (Research Report, July 2016)

  5. Deciphering Labor and Skill Shortages in Asia with Workforce Analytics

    This report profiles labor markets in China, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines and provides guidelines for using workforce analytics to address talent concerns in the region.

    (Research Report, July 2016)

  6. Job Satisfaction: 2016 Edition: Tightening Labor Market Means More Opportunity, More Satisfaction

    Nearly half of US workers (49.6 percent), the highest percentage since 2005, are satisfied with their jobs. The tightening labor market may be partly responsible for this uptick in sentiment.

    (Research Report, July 2016)

  7. 25 Truths about Diversity & Inclusion: Insights from the 20th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference

    The diversity and inclusion function is growing to encompass not only race and religion but also sexuality, ability, and thinking. Inclusion means understanding bias and disrupting old thought patterns.

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2016)

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

    Within an enterprise, digital transformation often leads to significant changes in business strategy that  may reshape a company or disrupt an entire industry. These changes translate into new human capital challenges.

    (Key Business Issues, July 2016)

  9. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital? (CHRO Business Implications)

    “Can we combine talent data with other kinds of data to demonstrate to others how talent factors are related to business outcomes?” and nine other digital transformation-related questions CHROs should ask now.

    (Key Business Issues, July 2016)

  10. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital? (CEO Business Implications)

    Consider whether the executive team is equipped to lead digital transformation or whether additional expertise is needed: one of six actions CEOs need to take to accelerate digital transformation in their organizations.

    (Key Business Issues, July 2016)