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European Business Leaders Anxious About Recession Risk

European Business Leaders Anxious About Recession Risk

Is recession around the corner in Europe? Business leaders a…

Going Local: Changing Global Value Chains and the Impact on Revenue and Jobs

Going Local: Changing Global Value Chains and the I…

Manufacturing producers are shifting away from foreign suppl…

What Will Organizations Look Like in 2025?

What Will Organizations Look Like in 2025?

The Short Answer: Very Different

Quick Note: Surviving Brexit: What Businesses Need to Know as the Countdown Continues

Quick Note: Surviving Brexit: What Businesses Need to K…

Companies are becoming increasingly concerned about Brexit. …

Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Environment of Higher Labor Costs

Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Env…

The threat of labor shortages is more acute in blue-collar a…

Global Economic Outlook 2019

Global Economic Outlook 2019

The global economy has plateaued. Assuming no major disrupti…

Five Ways Companies Use Signposts of Innovation

Five Ways Companies Use Signposts of Innovation

We spoke with leaders of member companies involved with inno…

The Nontraditional Worker: Real Economic Trends and Impact on Your Workforce

The Nontraditional Worker: Real Economic Trends and Imp…

The hype about nontraditional workers—that this segmen…

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