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What Will Organizations Look Like in 2025? <p>The Short Answer: Very Different</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8357 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8357 C-Suite Challenge<sup>™</sup> 2019: The Future-Ready Organization <p>How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the future&mdash;opportunities and challenges ahead</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8339 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8339 C-Suite Challenge<sup>™</sup> 2019: The Future-Ready Organization <p>How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the future&mdash;opportunities and challenges ahead</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8340 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8340 C-Suite Challenge<sup>™</sup> 2019: The Future-Ready Organization <p>How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the future&mdash;opportunities and challenges ahead</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8352 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8352 20 Truths about Change Communication <p>Because change is constant in business today, companies must adopt an ethos of change. That means managing not just the financial and structural elements of change, but also the human ones.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8346 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8346 Quick Note: Surviving Brexit: What Businesses Need to Know as the Countdown Continues <p>Companies are becoming increasingly concerned about Brexit. This Quick Note frames the key dimensions of likely scenarios, including short-term and long-term impacts. As Brexit day approaches (March 29, 2019), and with uncertainty increasing instead of decreasing, it is important for businesses to make contingency plans.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8348 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8348 Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> - China View: Weakening trend continues in November <p>November economic data provided no indication that China&rsquo;s economic slowdown is reversing.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8347 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8347 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Stock market volatility reflects a weaker profits environment.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8341 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8341 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Domestic demand will drive Euro Area growth in 2019.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8342 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8342 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>Amid several concerning factors, including tightening monetary policy in the US, rising trade protectionism and volatility in oil prices, emerging market growth will slow in 2019.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8343 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8343 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p>Monthly economic series report.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8344 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8344 Global Economic Outlook 2019: Japan&#8212;Slow but Steady Growth Masks Serious Recession Risks <p>Japan&rsquo;s growth rate is slower than average for a mature economy, partly due to an aging and shrinking population. Nevertheless, our overall medium- to long-term outlook for Japan is positive; the country has the potential to generate productivity growth, and its labor quality is improving.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2019 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8306 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8306 Defining and Measuring Inclusion <p>To become inclusive, organizations, must first define it clearly, without giving in to superficiality and, second, measure inclusion and hold people accountable for making progress. New research by The Conference Board describes where companies are today in meeting these challenges and what they can do to define and measure inclusion more effectively.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8336 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8336 Defining and Measuring Inclusion <p>To become inclusive, organizations, must first define it clearly, without giving in to superficiality and, second, measure inclusion and hold people accountable for making progress. New research by The Conference Board describes where companies are today in meeting these challenges and what they can do to define and measure inclusion more effectively.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8331 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8331 China CEO Council Session Report: Looking Beyond the Regulatory Trees to Assess the Regulatory Forest <p>November's&nbsp;<span>session of the China CEO Council examined current regulatory behavior and assessed the old and new tactics available to MNCs to create &ldquo;regulatory space.&rdquo; In some ways, the conditions are ripe for breakthrough gains in positioning and engagement.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8335 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8335 Five Years of the Belt & Road Initiative: China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report <p><span>Xi Jinping first announced the One Belt One Road project to the world in late 2013. Five years and one English-language name change later, the realistic prospects for the Belt and Road have begun to clarify, as has the road map for MNC engagement.</span></p> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8334 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8334 Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition <p>This report identifies key trends related to the corporate disclosure of environmental and social practices&mdash;encompassing, among others, atmospheric emissions, water consumption, biodiversity policies, labor standards, human rights practices, and charitable and political contributions.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8349 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8349 Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Environment of Higher Labor Costs <p><span>The threat of labor shortages is more acute in blue-collar and low-pay services occupations than in more highly educated white-collar occupations, the exact opposite of the prevailing trends in recent decades.</span></p> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8327 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8327 Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Environment of Higher Labor Costs <p>The threat of labor shortages is more acute in blue-collar and low-pay services occupations than in more highly educated white-collar occupations, the exact opposite of the prevailing trends in recent decades.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8248 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8248 Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2019 <p>This paper presents the methodology for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2019, which includes growth projections of GDP and underlying supply-side components for 33 mature and 36 emerging market economies for 2019-2028.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8329 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=8329