Innovation Publications

2016

  1. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - Chief Talent Officer Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Our research finds that most organizations only have pockets of innovation. They can become more innovative by creating an inclusive culture.

  2. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - CHRO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Can diversity and inclusion make innovation easier? New research indicates that inclusion and innovation are indeed correlated, and that diversity of thought, specifically, contributes to better innovation.

  3. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - CFO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    In today’s challenging and complex business environment, companies that innovate with a culture of inclusion are the ones that will continue to grow.

  4. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - CEO Strategic Implications

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    It is now widely accepted that diverse groups generate more innovative ideas than homogenous ones. But diversity alone is meaningless without an inclusive culture that values and actively encourages diversity of thought.

  5. Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth

    January 2016 | Key Business Issues

    To understand the enablers and barriers to leveraging inclusion to capture new ideas, The Conference Board conducted a global survey of leaders responsible for either innovation or diversity and inclusion (D&I).

2015

  1. Staying Ahead of Change and Preparing for 2020: Insights from the 2015 Corporate Brand and Reputation Conference

    November 2015 | Conference KeyNotes

    One of the best ways to build your brand is by getting the marketing, customer service, and sales teams to work together to provide the best customer experience possible.

  2. 2015 Fortune 500 and Social Media: Instagram Gains, Blogs Lose

    November 2015 | Research Report

    This year's survey of social media use by the Fortune 500 finds 10 percent fewer companies blogging and an increase in the adoption of new tools such as Glassdoor and Instagram.

  3. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Mid-Market Edition

    September 2015 | Key Business Issues

    A detailed analysis of results from mid-market respondents to the 2015 edition of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® survey.

  4. Job Satisfaction: 2015 Edition: A Lot More Jobs—A Little More Satisfaction

    September 2015 | Research Report

    In the latest survey, US job satisfaction rose slightly for the fourth consecutive year to the highest level since 2008. The increase may be partly due to the tightening labor market.

  5. Future-Skilling Assessment Guide: Building a Conversation about Talent with Key Executive Leaders

    August 2015 | Key Business Issues

    This guide will help talent practitioners open a meaningful dialogue about talent and future skill building with key executives in the organization. This fillable form was created by the authors of The Conference Board Key Business Issues reports on Future-Skilling Your Workforce.