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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.

Culture, Engagement & Experience
Expert Briefings

Taking Diversity & Inclusion Global

Taking diversity and inclusion (D&I) global requires aligning complex enterprise-level strategies and priorities across multiple businesses and regions, while also adapting them to unique local needs and cultural contexts.

Non-Traditional Work Arrangements and Impact to Human Capital Practices

Discuss latest BLS data showing little growth in non-traditional work arrangements during the past two decades, and how organizations are responding to the shift in the workforce.

Layoffs: Can They Be Avoided? If Not, How Should They Be Conducted?

The Conference Board suggests organizations facing financial challenges look at layoffs only as a last resort and provides 11 alternative strategies for consideration. 

Human Capital Responses to COVID-19

We expect that COVID-19 will have many lasting impacts on the world of work and human capital processes, and we capture what human capital professionals are thinking today as they look to the future.

Higher Expectations: How Organizations Engage With Social Change Issues

Explore the pressure faced by organizations when it comes to social change issues.

DNA of Engagement: How Organizations Can Align Engagement and Inclusion to Enhance Employee Experience

How should HR leaders go about defining and measuring engagement and inclusion in their organizations? 

Our Experts

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Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

Executive Vice President, Human Capital
The Conference Board


Amanda Popiela

Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board


Amy Ye

Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board


Robin Erickson, PhD

Principal Researcher
The Conference Board