Human Capital Analytics Publications

CEO Challenge®

  1. CEO Challenges in the Gulf Region

    April 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    CEOs in the Gulf region reported a significantly different set of priorities than did CEOs globally, with strategies that reflect the particular business challenges of a resource-rich, energy-dependent region.

  2. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance

    January 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    While CEOs see talent as the critical link in meeting their top business challenges, the 2014 CEO Challenge survey results show a heightened focus on customers and reputation and less concern about regulation and external risk.

Conference KeyNotes

  1. Working with Analytics at the C-Level: Insights from The 2013 Human Capital Analytics Conference

    July 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    No significant change can take place without the support of top executives, including human capital analytics.

  2. Leveraging the Impact of Coaching on Business-Driven Talent Management Practices: Insights from The 2014 Executive Coaching Conference

    May 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    Executive coaching is due for an upgrade—from a focus on metrics to a focus on interpersonal communication and the resulting employee engagement.

  3. 2012 Human Capital Analytics Conference KeyNotes Report

    January 2013 | Conference KeyNotes

    These Conference KeyNotes summarize the discussions held by the approximately 114 executives who attended The 2012 Human Capital Analytics Conference in New York in November 2012.

  4. 2011 Human Capital Metrics Conference KeyNotes Report

    February 2012 | Conference KeyNotes

    Using statistical, predictive analysis of its human capital is key to helping it create business strategy and make investment decisions.

Economics Program Working Paper Series

  1. Measuring Changes in Competitiveness in Chinese Manufacturing Industries Across Regions in 1995 – 2004: An Unit Labor Cost Approach

    July 2008 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by Vivian W. Chen, Harry X. Wu, Bart van Ark, June 2008. - EPWP #08 – 03

  2. International Comparisons of R&D Expenditure: Does an R&D PPP make a difference?

    June 2003 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    by Sean M. Dougherty, Robert Inklaar, Robert H. McGuckin, and Bart Van Ark, July 2003. - EPWP #03 - 03

Executive Action Report

  1. You Know Social Media Is Advancing Your Brand—Now Prove It

    March 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Assessing and communicating the business impact of social media requires assigning values to human reactions, establishing correlations, and adapting or rethinking traditional marketing metrics.

  2. Going Public on HR Data Privacy: Implications for Human Capital Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning

    February 2013 | Executive Action Report

    Many HR organizations are skittish about collecting certain types of employee data, especially when they plan to integrate it across national borders.