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Drafting the 'Dream Team': Leveraging Analytics to Acquire Top Talent in Asia <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7523 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7523 Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description <p>When describing the job of a public company board member, proxy advisors were not &nbsp;naturally inclined to draw up a list of qualifications and responsibilities.</p> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7522 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7522 Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description <p>When describing the job of a public company board member, proxy advisors were not &nbsp;naturally inclined to draw up a list of qualifications and responsibilities.</p> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7520 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7520 Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy <p class="3S-bodytext">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.</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7519 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7519 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p style="margin: 0in 0in 6pt;">Recent downside risks challenge the outlook for emerging markets for remainder of the year.</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7518 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7518 25 Truths about Leadership Development: Insights from the 2017 Leadership Development Conference <p>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.</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7517 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7517 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Eurozone exporters are not (yet) fully benefiting from global trade growth</p> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7516 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7516 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>&reg;</sup> United States View <p>The growth trend of US economy continues at about 2 percent.</p> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7515 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7515 A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices <p>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.</p> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7514 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7514 China Center Quick Note: The Belt and Road -- Globalization with Chinese Characteristics <p>Most emerging markets within the &ldquo;One Belt, One Road&rdquo; geography find Beijing&rsquo;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.</p> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7513 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7513 25 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference <p>It&rsquo;s normal for women to be ambitious&mdash;but it&rsquo;s not normal in our culture. Progress requires women to change not themselves and their unique capabilities, but the system that hinders them.</p> Sat, 10 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7512 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7512 StraightTalk<sup>&reg;</sup> Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track? <p>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.</p> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7511 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7511 25 Truths about Customer Experience: Insights from the 2017 Customer Experience Conference <p>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.</p> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7510 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7510 Sustainability Practices in Asia-Pacific Dashboard <p>Data on 95 environmental and social practices can be segmented by 12 Asia-Pacific economies, 10 sectors, and three revenue groups.</p> Fri, 26 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7502 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7502 Sustainability Practices in Asia-Pacific <p>We analyze the 2015 disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies in 12 Asia-Pacific markets: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.</p> Fri, 26 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7503 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7503 Socially Minded: Convincing the C-suite of Social Media's Benefits <p>Understand the range of benefits that social media can bring to companies across industries and why the C-suite should be on board.</p> Fri, 26 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7504 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7504 China Center Data Flash: Growth peaked in Q1 but is likely to remain steady for a while <p><span>Leading economic indicators including the official PMI and PPI, as well as The Conference Board LEI, all suggest that China's growth over the short term peaked in Q1.</span></p> Thu, 25 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7508 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7508 Socially Minded: Voice of the C-suite: Ram Krishnan, Chief Customer Officer, PepsiCo <p>In this Q&amp;A, Ram Krishnan, chief customer officer of PepsiCo, weighs in on the role social media plays in communications and marketing at his company.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7507 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7507 Socially Minded: Voice of the C-suite: Eric Dale, Chief Legal Officer, Nielsen <p>In this Q&amp;A,&nbsp;<span>Eric Dale, chief legal officer at Nielsen, talks about some of his company's social media risk mitigation strategies.</span></p> Thu, 25 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7506 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7506 Socially Minded: Voice of the C-suite: Rodger Pinney, CEO, United Grinding North America <p>In this Q&amp;A, Rodger Pinney, CEO of United Grinding North America, discusses how his support for social media is propelling his company's vision for growth.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7505 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7505