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This quarterly report focuses on the latest economic developments in the U.S. economy, tracking trends in labour, consumer, energy and housing markets, and examining industries and regions. Monetary and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 18 pages | April 2014 | by Kip Beckman
Understanding that employee wellness impacts performance, today’s challenges are to make the case for your health investment to senior management and decide how much to invest and where to get the greatest...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
In 2013, The Directors College conducted a survey of its graduates, along with those of the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (Quebec) and those of the French Institute of Directors (France) to better...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
The “Internet of things” is a rapidly evolving business and technology concept. Recently, it was described as a $19 trillion opportunity. So what are the forces at work here? What does the internet of...
The Conference Board, Inc. | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
This 60-minute recorded webinar is with Scott Holland, provincial manager for planning and preparedness at Alberta’s Emergency Medical Services. Scott was the lead designer of the new Emergency Management...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
This 60-minute recorded webinar features Phil Simon, noted technology expert and award-winning author of six business books. This session explores the concept of Big Data and how you can apply it as an...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
Canada’s innovation track record is weak. This report looks at firm-level innovation through the lens of skills, attitudes, and behaviours, and makes recommendations for businesses, governments, post-secondary...
The Conference Board of Canada | 129 pages | April 2014 | by Daniel Munro, Douglas Watt
The rate of CEO succession in calendar year 2013 was 8.4 percent, down from 10.9 percent in 2012 and below the average succession rate of 10.8 percent for the period 2000–2013.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 72 pages | April 2014 | by Jason D. Schloetzer, Matteo Tonello, Melissa Aguilar
The fast-paced evolution and tremendous impact of the modern digital landscape has forced the public sector to finally think strategically about social media. Numerous organizations have now implemented...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
The monthly Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability is constructed from high frequency data series. The indicators are designed to be predictive of movements in corporate profitability six months hence...
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | April 2014 | by Mike Shaw
This annual economic forecast presents the long-term provincial outlook.
The Conference Board of Canada | 162 pages | April 2014
How are children in care faring as they transition into adulthood? This briefing argues that there is both a humanitarian and a compelling economic case for more action in Canada.
The Conference Board of Canada | 14 pages | April 2014 | by Fares Bounajm, Kip Beckman, Louis Theriault
Building Capacity to Manage Change looks at change management from the perspective of the HR leader. The briefing draws on relevant literature and a Conference Board survey to explore how organizations...
The Conference Board of Canada | 14 pages | April 2014 | by Ruth Wright, Erica Bernstein
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada's Food Services Industry.
The Conference Board of Canada | 8 pages | April 2014 | by Lin Ai
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada’s Accommodation Industry.
The Conference Board of Canada | 9 pages | April 2014 | by Kristelle Audet
The Conference Board of Canada’s Help-Wanted Index is an indicator of the number of new jobs advertised online. Our empirical analysis has shown that variations in the number of jobs posted online are...
The Conference Board of Canada | 2 pages | April 2014 | by Julie Adès, Alan Arcand
CEOs in the Gulf region reported a significantly different set of priorities than did CEOs globally, with strategies that reflect the particular business challenges of a resource-rich, energy-dependent...
The Conference Board, Inc. | 24 pages | April 2014 | by Charles Mitchell, Bart van Ark, Dalal Al-Jaser
Survey data collected from 169 respondents benchmarks measures related to talent management practices to help HR professionals understand human capital trends and provide insights to support business and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 127 pages | April 2014 | by Heidi Martin, Ruth Wright, Allison Cowan
Dr. Gary Coulton, Dean for Enterprise at St. George’s Medical School, (University of London) presents a 60-minute recorded webinar that can fundamentally alter the way you think about innovation and change.
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2014
This report considers the strengths and weaknesses in Canada’s financial system related to funding innovative start-ups. It concludes by making suggestions for improving early-stage innovation finance.Cette...
The Conference Board of Canada | 93 pages | April 2014 | by Michael Grant