The Conference Board offers valuable insights into how the Middle East fits within the global economy. A major recent report - "Managing Beyond Oil" - reviews productivity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and outlines the implications for companies.
The Middle East Business Leaders' Council, formed in 1999, convenes local business leaders who are Associates of The Conference Board with representatives of multinational enterprises to discuss regional issues.
Researchers from The Conference Board make regular presentations in the region about corporate governance, human resources and economic development issues. We provide the opportunity for companies to understand this complex, fast-changing region and will tailor individual programmes to suit specific corporate requirements.
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Leadership Development Experiences: Battle of Gettysburg
07 - 09 April, 2014 (Gettysburg, PA)
Global Operational Excellence Council
We provide a global forum for sharing state of the art practices and successful implementation strategies to achieve and sustain business excellence.
Global Business Services Council
The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders working across business functions on a global basis.
Closing the Digital Entrepreneurship Gap in Europe: Enabling Businesses to Spur Growth
Small innovative companies in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector play an important role in energizing economic growth, but face many barriers, especially in Europe.(Executive Action Report, March 2014)
The Future ASEAN Leader: Leading Growth and Change in a Borderless World
This groundbreaking report presents insights, concerns, and opinions of participants in the ASEAN Leadership 2.0 Project on what it will take to lead business in the ASEAN region going forward.(Research Report, March 2014)
10 March, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Governance Watch: Activism’s chemistry with non-activist investors and the role of the Board
Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, this complimentary webcast series is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bi-monthly webcasts featuring provocative guests and expert insights.
10 March, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
A Game Plan for Social Media Transformation at Your Firm
Attendees will learn how social media can address critical business problems, identify stakeholders to engage, consider hidden assets to leverage, and explore how to get started quickly.