Global Value Chains Publications

Case Studies

  1. Kaiser Permanente

    August 2015 | Case Studies

    A company profile from the 2015 Key Business Issues report Future-Skilling Your Workforce: Leveraging People Strategies for Developing Future Capabilities.

CEO Challenge®

  1. 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.

China Center Publications

  1. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    June 2017 | China Center Publications

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

  2. China Center Chart Dive: US-China trade relations—who needs who more? A global value chain & GDP exposure view

    April 2017 | China Center Publications

    Using WIOD data, we are able to identify the extent to which the economies of China and the United States are mutually reliant in terms of total national output – in trade-related terms.

  3. China Center Quick Note: Hope for the best, plan for the worst -- A look at the potential negative consequences of US-China friction

    March 2017 | China Center Publications

    China’s treatment of Norway, South Korea, and Japan during recent politically motivated economic disputes is instructive for understanding how Beijing may respond to provocations from Washington. Foreign MNCs, especially US brands, should catalog their potential risk exposures stemming from China’s formal and informal retaliatory tools and make appropriate preparations.

  4. China Center Quick Note: Credit Where Credit is due -- China's Emerging Social Credit Scoring System

    January 2016 | China Center Publications

    One easy way to think of the proposed social credit score is as a “consumerised” and Big Data-driven rebirth of the dang’an, the Mao-era system of compiling a comprehensive data profile of each Chinese citizen. 

  5. China CEO Council Session Report - Masters vs. Markets

    January 2016 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the November 12, 2015, China CEO Council in Shanghai.

  6. China Center Special Briefing Paper: Growth Impacts of China’s Premature Demographic Transition

    December 2015 | China Center Publications

    With the demographic dividend period well behind us, China now bears a significant demographic cost.

  7. China Center Data Flash: A temporary impact -- autos and infrastructure "stabilize" growth in Q4

    December 2015 | China Center Publications

    As 2015 came to a close, China’s economic data remained mixed.

  8. China Human Capital Planning Roundtable -- Session Report

    December 2015 | China Center Publications

    The roundtable is a new and exciting component of the China Center’s program, designed to inform key, strategic human capital planning assumptions for 2016 and into the medium term.