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EXPERT BRIEFINGS

Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Leadership in Today's VUCA World: What's Required?

Today’s fast-changing, fast-paced, or “VUCA” world (for volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) requires a new kind of leader. 

Learning from Failure: How to Embrace It Toward Personal and Organizational Growth

We're conditioned by society, from the time that we are schoolchildren, to celebrate success and scorn failure. 

Achieving Ambidextrous Leadership: Driving 'Perform & Transform' Innovation for Step-Changed Business Results

Ambidexterity conveys the two-handed finesse to successfully take on a task with deft touch and wise judgment to deliver a smooth solution. 

Reinventing Innovation in Times of Crisis: Lessons from Leading Companies

Innovation remains an essential priority for organizations, especially during COVID-19.

 

Leveraging Digital Transformation - Insights from Success Stories

Digital Transformation is “the talk of the town”. But how do you make it tangible, and create and capture value from it?

Workforce Planning - Closing the Gap Business Strategy and HR Strategy

Why is strategic workforce planning critical in the current business environment?

1H 2020 China Macroeconomic Environment Update and Outlook

What are the key economic trends and policy issues for MNC business in 2020?

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Amy Lui Abel, PhD

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Jessica Adelman

Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
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Nabeel Ahmad, EdD

Senior Researcher
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Elizabeth Albrycht

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Dr. Christine Bailey

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Senior Fellow
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Andrew Bell

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The Conference Board
Program Director, Senior HR Business Partners Council
The Conference Board
Strategic HR Institute Leader
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Jake Beniflah, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
The Conference Board

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Sarah Bond

Institute Director
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Jan Botz

Program Director, Corporate Communications Strategy Council and Internal Communications Council II
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Devry Boughner Vorwerk

Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Craig E. Carroll, PhD

Leader
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Chiqui Cartagena

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Solange Charas, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
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Ben Cheng

Senior Methodologist, Data Analytics
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Cindy Cisneros

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David Clutterbuck, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
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Deb Cohen, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Carol Corrado

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Elizabeth Crofoot

Senior Economist, Labor Markets
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Vicki Culpin, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
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Denise Dahlhoff, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
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Lisa Davis

Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing & Communications Center

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Klaas de Vries

Economist
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Marion Devine

Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

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Vanessa DiMauro

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Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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J. Keith Dunbar, EdD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Robin Erickson, PhD

Principal Researcher
The Conference Board

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Abdul Erumban

Senior Research Fellow
The Conference Board
Assistant Professor, Economics
University of Groningen

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Dr. Lori Esposito Murray

President
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Sally Falkow

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Meritus Media Inc

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John Forsyth

Leader of the Consumer Dynamics Institute
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Lynn Franco

Director, Economic Indicators and Surveys
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Nora Ganim Barnes

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Yuan Gao

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China Center for Economics and Business

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Susan Getgood

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Paul Gillin

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Phil Gomes

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Anne Greer

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Dr. James Gregory

Senior Fellow
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Senior Economist
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David Hoffman

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Jeff Hoffman

Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council; Council Director Corporate Citizenship & Community Engagement Council
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Shel Holtz

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Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Jane Horan, EdD

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The Conference Board

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Sandhya Karpe, PhD

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JP Kuehlwein

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Emile Lee

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Gad Levanon, PhD

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Allen Li

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Barbara J. Lombardo, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow and Program Director, Onboarding Talent Council
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Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist
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Jen McClure

Distinguished Principal Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center
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Colin McConnell

Senior Fellow
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Grant McLaughlin

Senior Fellow, Marketing & Communications Center
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John McMackin, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
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John Metselaar

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Joseph J. Minarik

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Charles Mitchell

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Mike Moran

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Alicia Nieva-Woodgate

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Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Devin O’Connor

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Steve Odland

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Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
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Katie Paine

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Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Patti P. Phillips, PhD

Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board
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Amanda Popiela

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Charles Popper

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Timothy Powell

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Senior Fellow
The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Jeff Pundyk

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The Conference Board Marketing and Communications Center

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Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

Executive Vice President, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Laura Sabattini, Ph.D.

Principal Researcher, Human Capital
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Anuj Saush

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Robert Schwarz

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Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
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Kelly Semrau

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Rita Shor

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Thomas Singer

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Frank Steemers

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Kirk Stewart

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Nicholas Sutcliffe

Senior Fellow, Human Capital
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Matteo Tonello

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Paul Washington

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Minji Xie

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Amy Ye

Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Distinguished Principal Research Fellow
The Conference Board

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Siqi Zhou

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