Strategic HR Publications

2017

  1. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    June 2017 | Key Business Issues

    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.

  2. Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy

    June 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    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.

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

    May 2017 | Key Business Issues

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

  4. 20 Truths about Strategic HR: Insights from the 3rd Annual Strategic HR Conference

    May 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Practitioners say they have experienced more internal and external change in the past two years than ever before in their entire careers. HR can help companies navigate this change.

  5. Signposts of Innovation: A Review of Innovation Metrics

    May 2017 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    This working paper gives an overview of approaches to innovation measurement and dives more deeply into the metrics which can help businesses to track, monitor, and assess innovation performance. The Signposts of Innovation framework includes technology, digitization, environmental and social sustainability, customer experience and branding, internal innovation networks, and external innovation ecosystems.

  6. Signposts of Innovation: Toward Better Innovation Metrics for Business—A Primer

    May 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Despite the importance of innovation, companies often lack a comprehensive framework to measure it. This report reviews approaches to measure innovation and presents a comprehensive, flexible framework to guide business decisions.

  7. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation—US Report

    April 2017 | Key Business Issues

    In this report, we present the strategies our more than 500 global CEO respondents have identified for meeting the challenges of 2017, with a special emphasis on the survey responses and hot-button issues of US CEOs.

  8. 25 Truths about Health Care: Insights from the 17th Annual Health Care Conference

    April 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Companies are taking a more holistic approach to their wellness programs by expanding them to include emotional and financial health.

  9. China Center Chart Dive: Disability in the workplace—the next frontier for diversity & inclusion programs in China?

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    Due to stigma, discrimination, and a lack of effective government strategies, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in China are economically and socially marginalized, with limited access to education, training programs, and work opportunities (China’s unemployment rate for PWDs is more than three times that of the general population).

  10. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation—Asia-Pacific/China Report

    March 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report, part of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2017 series, compares the most pressing business challenges of CEOs globally with those of CEOs in Asia-Pacific and China—along with the strategies CEOs deem most critical for meeting those challenges.