Human Capital Analytics Publications

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

Director Notes

  1. Measuring the Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility

    April 2011 | Director Notes

    This report discusses a model for measuring the efficient and effective use of corporate resources allocated to CSR activities.

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. Security Metrics as a Management Tool

    April 2008 | Executive Action Report

    Traditionally viewed as a cost, security is not merely risk avoidance. It lets companies measure and manage risk and adds value by, e.g., enabling firms to operate in new markets.

Human Capital in Review

  1. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Human Capital Analytics (Vol. 4, No. 1, 2014)

    January 2014 | Human Capital in Review

    In order to respond to workforce changes, HR professionals must not only embrace the use of data but take the lead in embedding a workforce analytics approach in their organization.

  2. Conference Board Human Capital in Review:™ Focus on Human Capital Analytics (Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013)

    June 2013 | Human Capital in Review

    This publication explores hot topics within human capital analytics research. This issue includes articles on: creating data environments, new technology, and new ways of collecting and organizing data.

  3. Conference Board Human Capital in Review:™ Focus on Human Capital Analytics (Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012)

    May 2012 | Human Capital in Review

    This issue looks at capabilities required for a successful analytics practice at the organization level as well as the specific skills and competencies required at the individual level.

Research Report

  1. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: ASEAN Edition

    April 2014 | Research Report

    CEOs in ASEAN are seeking strong business leadership that is able to drive change and not afraid to boldly innovate (and even fail) in a performance-focused environment.

  2. Human Capital Analytics: A Primer

    November 2012 | Research Report

    Human capital professionals have yet to move from being reactive to proactive and predictive. We identify the best practices that lead to rapidly developing a sound human capital analytics function

  3. A Global Barometer for Measuring Employee Engagement

    December 2009 | Research Report

    This report shows that a robust measure of employee engagement can be constructed with just eight basic questions—termed The Conference Board Employee Engagement Barometer.™

  4. Implementing Strategic Workforce Planning

    June 2009 | Research Report

    This report highlights the implementation process for Strategic Workforce Planning---from simply connecting business strategy and HR strategy to becoming an input to business strategy that informs executive decision making.

  5. Strategic Human Capital Measures: Orientation, Accountability, and Communication

    June 2008 | Research Report

    Human capital measurement can be a vital, strategic tool for companies that use it as more than a mere scorecard and share HCM reports with all managers.

  6. Performance 2008: Productivity, Employment, and Growth in the World's Economies

    March 2008 | Research Report

    Productivity growth in the BRIC countries was four times that of the United States, Europe, and Japan in 2008, but productivity levels in established economies remain much higher—for now.

  7. Measure of Success: Evaluating Corporate Citizenship Performance

    August 2005 | Research Report

    This report presents a discussion of the evolution of corporate citizenship and how the political debates surrounding the topic have influenced measurement practice.

  8. Measuring Corporate Community Involvement: A Research Report

    January 1997 | Research Report

    Managers of contributions and community relations programs face pressures to prove how they add value to the business, and this pressure has caused some to explore new performance measurements.

The Conference Board Review

  1. Performance Mismanagement

    July 2013 | The Conference Board Review

    To get results, organizations should consider not measuring people by them.

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