Improvement in labor force participation of minority groups
February 25 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Frank Steemers, Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Labor shortages are becoming one of the main barriers for sustaining a healthy US economy, especially in industries that hire many blue-collar and manual service workers. Is this a passing phase or a long-lasting problem?
One size does NOT fit all corporate mental health programs
February 24 | Johanna Seitenbach , Member Engagement Specialist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Because mental health is very individualized, it remains a challenge to create a realistic mental health culture that satisfies all employees’ needs. As with communication tactics, mental health programs must be diversified and measured in order to generate positive change.
Learning to work with our differences: What D&I can learn from Restorative Justice
January 08 | Rebekah Steele, Senior Fellow, Human Capital & Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council, and D&I Leadership Council, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There is much we can learn from other fields and sectors to inform and advance our D&I work. Restorative Justice offers a compelling way of thinking about and managing differences in ways that resonate with D&I principles. By working together, with our differences, we can collectively build stronger organizations and communities.
What Should a Policy Designed Specifically to Respond to Workplace Mental Illness Encompass?
December 11 | Michel Syrett, Senior Human Capital Fellow, The Conference Board | Marion Devine, Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
What principles, priorities and desired outcomes should inform the design and implementation of a corporate mental health policy – specifically one that is created to respond to episodes of mental illness experienced by employees rather than just addressing more generally mental health and wellbeing?
Innovation Practitioner Insights: Alex Goryachev of Cisco on Seven Common Mistakes Companies Make Trying to Build a Culture of Innovation
November 07 | Joan Greco, Program Director, Innovation Master Class, Customer Experience Conference, and Women's Leadership Conference, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Alex Goryachev, Cisco System’s Director, Innovation Strategy and Programs, shares the most common mistakes he has seen at companies working to build a culture of innovation. The key concept tying together Goryachev’s observations: the need to focus on the people innovating, not the “innovations” themselves. Goryachev will be speaking at The Conference Board Innovation Master Class this December in Palo Alto.
A Culture of Innovation Drives Corporate Value
July 20 | Dr. James Gregory, Senior Fellow, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There are many and varied definitions of the word innovation. The word often conjures up visions of scientists in white lab coats holding clipboards, but the most successful innovations that drive business results are often small and incremental cultural innovations rather than dramatic large-scale R&D endeavors.