The Conference Board Publications http://www.conference-board.org The Conference Board Publications en-us Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:10:04 UTC webmaster@conference-board.org Copyright©2016 - The Conference Board, Inc. All rights reserved. The Conference Board torch and logo are registered trademarks of The Conference Board, Inc. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>&reg;</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>Emerging economies are likely to have another challenging year in 2016.</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=6066 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=6066 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Reactions three months after the Brexit referendum show greater-than-expected resilience in the Euro Area. But can growth be sustained?</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7290 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7290 CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2016 Edition <p>Only one of the 25 highest-paid CEOs in 2015 delivered exceptional share price performance during the year, while seven saw their total compensation fall--in one case, by almost 80 percent.</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7289 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7289 Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing <p>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.</p> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7287 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7287 Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing (CHRO Business Implications) <p>Human resources professionals might not know it, but they have an important role in the future of corporate communications and marketing. This overview explores how integrating these two functions could deliver big opportunities in HR.</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7286 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7286 Unlocking Value from Integrated Corporate Communications and Marketing (CEO Business Implications) <p>CEOs have a crucial role to play in ensuring integrated corporate communications and marketing delivers on its potential to create value.</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7285 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7285 China Center Quick Note: Back to Basics -- The CCP at 95 <p><span>Since assuming command of the Communist Party of China (CCP) in late 2012, Xi Jinping has overseen one of the most fundamental transformations of the party in at least three decades.&nbsp;</span><span>Already, this shift has effectively changed, and will continue to change, the government relations requirements for MNCs in China.</span></p> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7284 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7284 Importing a Solution: Can Immigration Help Mitigate Looming Labor Shortages? <p>Depending on your organization&rsquo;s industry and location, hiring more immigrants may be a viable solution for addressing labor shortages over the next 15 years.</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7282 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7282 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p>Monthly economic series report</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7291 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7291 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>The US economy chugs along: strong consumer sector, but little to cheer about elsewhere.</p> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7265 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7265 China Center Data Flash: Acquiescing to lower growth? <p>Credit creation slowed more than expected in July, but the PBOC isn&rsquo;t easing monetary policy yet and has publicly stated it won&rsquo;t be doing so. This is a positive factor, assuming it persists, for facilitating long overdue economic restructuring.</p> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7279 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7279 China Center Chart Dive: Watch out for a housing price down-cycle and its knock-on effects <p>There is&nbsp;<span>a strong correlation between China&rsquo;s monetary cycles and housing price cycles, but it<span>&nbsp;is important to note that a down-cycle in housing prices means <em><span>slower</span></em> price growth, and not necessarily <em><span>negative</span></em> price growth.&nbsp;</span></span></p> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7278 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7278 StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Will Greater Uncertainty Lead to Business Investment Paralysis? <p>Will greater uncertainty lead to business investment paralysis?&nbsp;In this issue of<em style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;</em><em style="font-size: 10pt;">StraightTalk</em>, Chief Economist Bart van Ark looks at the business implications of economic uncertainty and weakening of US corporate profits.</p> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7277 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7277 Global Economic Outlook 2016: What Lies Ahead for Corporate Profits in Mature Economies? <p>Until 2014, profits for US corporations were growing at record levels, despite lackluster growth across mature economies. Since 2014, and moving forward, US corporations are facing headwinds which may slow profit growth.</p> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7276 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7276 Global Executive Coaching Survey 2016: Developing Leaders and Leadership Capabilities at All Levels (CEO Business Implications) <p>Top companies use executive coaching to guide future leaders as well as current ones. This report features findings from 181 surveyed organizations and coaching case studies from Google, MD Anderson, and others.</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7274 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7274 Global Executive Coaching Survey 2016: Developing Leaders and Leadership Capabilities at All Levels (CHRO Business Implications) <p class="3S-bodytext">Executive coaching is evolving to include all levels and to prepare millennials for top roles. This report features findings from 181 surveyed organizations and coaching case studies from Google, Northwell Health, and others.</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7275 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7275 Global Executive Coaching Survey 2016: Developing Leaders and Leadership Capabilities at All Levels <p class="3S-bodytext">Executive coaching can develop future leaders capable of excellence in an overloaded workplace. This report features findings from 181 surveyed organizations and case studies of coaching at Google, L-3 Communications, and other top companies.</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7273 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7273 China Center Chart Dive: The CFETS Basket and RMB Valuation&mdash;How It Works and Why It Matters <p>China is now using 13 separate exchange rates to create a new index-based approach to help it manage the value of its currency. Known as the "CFETS basket" (China Foreign Exchange Trade System), this new tool is a weighted index designed to decouple the RMB from the USD.</p> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7272 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7272 The End of Cold, Hard Cash <p>The rise in internet access in emerging markets is expanding consumers&rsquo; horizons and fueling their demand for new ways to pay for the products and services of the modern economy.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7271 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7271 China CEO Council Session Report - Getting through to 2022 <p>A simplified summary of selected premises and insights from the June 2, 2016, China CEO Council meeting in Beijing. Some 30 MNC country heads and deputies attended the session, which was hosted by Microsoft.&nbsp;This report summarizes and supplements the PowerPoint workshop decks used for the session.</p> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7268 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7268