Business Savvy

Knowledgeable about how businesses operate; continually scans the environment for changing conditions and to understand competitors; applies best practices and proven management techniques to drive revenues and results.

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Highlights

The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

January 2018

Passage of tax law generates further growth momentum for an already strong US Economy

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Policy Watch: Fixing Broken Redistricting Practices

February 01, 2018

Redrawing electoral districts to give one political party an electoral advantage diminishes the competitiveness of U.S. elections. In this webcast, you will learn why competitive elections are necessary for a thriving, competitive economy and be provided with sensible solutions to fix our broken redistricting practices. CPE credit available

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Is China's intangible investing catching up? Not yet.

(China Center Blog, January 2018)

Intangible assets are especially important for China. Its remarkable rapid growth over the past three decades has enormously enlarged China’s manufacturing relative to that of the US, but in terms of labor productivity China appears to still be far away from American levels.

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Products & Services

Conferences/Events

Publications

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Webcasts

  • Window On China's Economic and Business Environment

    January 24, 2018

    With President Xi Jingping’s political position secured for at least another five years, the confidence in China’s ability to become the main global economic player has strengthened. Join our panel of experts as we take a deep dive into how China's Economic and Business Environment has recently been reshaped and other issues that impact businesses who operate in this area. CPE credit available

  • Policy Watch: Fixing Broken Redistricting Practices

    February 01, 2018

    Redrawing electoral districts to give one political party an electoral advantage diminishes the competitiveness of U.S. elections. In this webcast, you will learn why competitive elections are necessary for a thriving, competitive economy and be provided with sensible solutions to fix our broken redistricting practices. CPE credit available

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Blogs

  • Is China's intangible investing catching up? Not yet.

    (China Center Blog, January 2018)

    Intangible assets are especially important for China. Its remarkable rapid growth over the past three decades has enormously enlarged China’s manufacturing relative to that of the US, but in terms of labor productivity China appears to still be far away from American levels.
  • Achieving Better Results with Inclusive Decision-Making

    (Giving Thoughts Blog, January 2018)

    Evidence is mounting that diverse and inclusive teams make better decisions that lead to more innovation and better outcomes. Foundations can apply this knowledge of the value of diversity and inclusion to drive better results in grant-making and capacity-building for grantees.
  • Developing Global Leaders Through Service: Research Report on the State of the Practice of Corporate Global Pro Bono

    (Giving Thoughts Blog, January 2018)

    Wouldn’t it be good if there was a business strategy which would build global leadership talent, improve company reputations, and make a positive impact on addressing global challenges? “Pro bono” is just such a strategy and it’s not just for lawyers anymore. Companies are increasingly utilizing Global Pro Bono (GPB) programs to create shared value for the community and the business.

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