18 March, 2015 | (01 hr)
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Despite a weak global economy, The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015 survey shows that CEOs are staying focused on seeking high-quality, sustainable business growth – adopting a longer-term focus on capacity building and development of strong cultures of innovation, engagement, and accountability within their organizations. We will discuss the shifts in top challenges over time and some of the differences between major global regions.
Since the release of our major report on labor shortages back in September, the US labor market has continued to tighten. We will discuss how measures of hiring difficulties, retention rates, and wage growth have been impacted.
Who Should Attend Senior executives in general, innovation, strategy, customer relationship, human capital and operations management positions
Charles Mitchell, the executive director, knowledge content & quality at The Conference Board, is responsible for the development of member-generated content and ensuring the objectivity, independence, accuracy, and business relevance of the organization’s research. In recent years he h...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, PhD
Gad Levanon is chief economist, North America for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic indicat...Full Bio
James O’Hern is Executive Director of Member Engagement for the Human Capital Practice at The Conference Board. In this role he coordinates Human Capital Conferences, and Senior Management Councils, as well as interfaces closely on research topic selection and dissemination.
Rebecca L. Ray, PhD
Rebecca Ray is the executive vice president, human capital, at The Conference Board. She leads the US Human Capital Center and is responsible for the overall quality and continuing integration of our research and engagement for the betterment of our members. Human capital research at The Conferen...Full Bio