Strategic Thinking

Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.

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Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the data on intangible investment reveals

December 2017

Businesses around the world face a need to better quantify the financial impact of their innovation investments. But our research reveals that companies miss up to four-fifths of their spending on innovation, making any accurate calculation of return difficult. This report outlines a holistic approach for more accurate assessment of innovation spending.

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Talent Management for the Age of Career Disruption

February 01, 2018

Join this webcast as our guest speaker makes the case for HR and talent professionals to exploit an untapped source of talent while profoundly rethinking their approach to career management. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Should New CEOs Still Get to Pick Their Own Boards? GE says Yes.

(On Governance, January 2018)

The chief executive being free to “pick his own board” was long a common, accepted prerogative of boardroom politics. Today, though, it would seem to fly in the face of every current precept of how good corporate governance should function.

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  • Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the data on intangible investment reveals

    December 2017

    Businesses around the world face a need to better quantify the financial impact of their innovation investments. But our research reveals that companies miss up to four-fifths of their spending on innovation, making any accurate calculation of return difficult. This report outlines a holistic approach for more accurate assessment of innovation spending.

  • Sustainability Practices 2017 Key Findings

    December 2017

    Third-party verification of the claims in sustainability reports is on the rise, which is helping investors make better-informed decisions about companies’ risks and opportunities. But companies could still be much more transparent. 

  • Sustainability Practices Dashboard

    December 2017

    The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world. 

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Webcasts

  • Manufacturing: A Changing Industry and Workforce

    January 18, 2018

    A changing labor market picture in manufacturing has implications far beyond the sector. This webcast will explore how the changing demands of manufacturing firms can shift prices of goods and profitability for firms both in and out of the sector. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

  • Talent Management for the Age of Career Disruption

    February 01, 2018

    Join this webcast as our guest speaker makes the case for HR and talent professionals to exploit an untapped source of talent while profoundly rethinking their approach to career management. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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