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Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications


  1. Rethinking the Innovation Potential of Occupations: Introducing a Cross-functional Dashboard

    August 2018 | Key Business Issues

    We’ve created a new metric, the Innovation Potential of Occupations Dashboard, that helps leaders better identify the potential contribution various occupations—even those not traditionally considered “innovative”—can make to an innovative team.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    August 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    August 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    With mounting economic and political uncertainties, moderation in economic growth is likely to continue.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    August 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    With lower external demand for Euro Area goods and services, the decline in consumer confidence puts pressure on the outlook.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    August 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy is set to enjoy a growth peak in the second half of 2018.

  6. China Center Slidicle: Rising unit labor costs threaten China's export competitiveness

    August 2018 | China Center Publications

    Labor cost remains critical for manufacturing firms in China. Rising labor costs threaten competitiveness if they are not matched with comparable gains in labor productivity. 

  7. Economics Watch® - China View: Weakening growth and trade uncertainty induce policy easing

    August 2018 | China Center Publications

    The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for China indicates softening growth momentum in the near term, indicated by sinking consumer confidence and a weakening export outlook.

  8. Global Economy Center Newsletter

    July 2018 | Newsletter

    Will Trade Barriers Derail the Global Economy?

  9. Sustainability Center Newsletter

    July 2018 | Newsletter

    China’s new pollution tax is a breath of fresh air for MNCs—but comes with important risks to monitor

  10. Digital Transformation Center Newsletter

    July 2018 | Newsletter

    The future of total impact valuation rests on finding a way to balance simplicity with rigor.