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16th Annual Executive Coaching Conference
March 26 - 27, 2019 (New York, NY)
19th Annual Employee Healthcare Conference - New York
April 04 - 05, 2019 (New York, NY)
Corporate Well-Being & Strategic Health Leadership Council
As leaders in the field of Well-Being and Healthcare management, we play a critical role by making well-being a core business strategy that ultimately saves lives, reduces health care costs, enhances productivity and inspires higher levels of engagement.
The Council provides a means to transfer information, share insights and successful performance excellence and quality practices in a confidential setting with an esteemed group of peers. Members head up the quality function in their organizations.
Integrated Marketing Communications Council
In today’s marketplace where power is shifting from brands pushing to consumers curating, Integrated Marketing Communications is a mandatory mindset for any company that is putting the customer at the heart of the enterprise.
HR must learn to disrupt itself before it is disrupted; otherwise, past success may become future failure(Newsletter, October 2018)
Agile is coming to HR—this will mean continuously refining hiring, professional development, and performance management processes based on user feedback(Newsletter, October 2018)
Companies need to build a mechanism to gauge consumers’ preferences for causes and integrate that with a measurement framework across all stakeholders of an organization(Newsletter, October 2018)
Window On Political Risks Analysis: Outlook for 2019
October 24, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
Many global organizations are facing large financial exposures to political risks due increasing geopolitical concerns. Join our expert panel to learn what are the biggest sources of political risk for businesses and how should businesses mitigate or cope with these risks, and plan for a response. CPE credit available
How to Build Truly Accountable Teams
October 30, 2018 01:00 PM ET [13:00] (New York), 05:00 PM UTC [17:00]
Hear new insights into the fundamental building blocks that allow exceptional teams to consistently exceed expectations and goals. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles 2.0 Launched
Seven CEOs of companies that are members of The Conference Board Governance Center are among 20 who have signed on to the Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles 2.0, which has been endorsed by the Governance Center and the Business Roundtable and will be hosted by the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School. (The Governance Center Blog, October 2018)
Book Discussion: Governance Professors Explain Revolutionary Board Model
The authors of the book “Outsourcing the Board: How Board Service Providers Can Improve Corporate Governance” recently sat down with Governance Center Executive Director Doug Chia to discuss their unique idea for a new corporate board model. A video of that discussion is available on-demand. (The Governance Center Blog, October 2018)
Temporary Limitations: Why Europe Uses Temporary Workers More Frequently than the US Does
The share of workers employed in temporary contracts declined from an already low level in 2005. employers still grappling with how to incorporate labor market platforms and other recent technological innovations into hiring practices. Employers continue to value lasting relationships with employees and care deeply about the skills and work habits of those they employ. (Labor Markets Blog, October 2018)