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Ready for Recession

Season 2019, Ep. 5

In this episode, Rebecca Ray shares with Peter Cappelli and Ewan Barankay her new survey focusing on what today's companies are most worried about both inside and outside of their organization.


Rebecca Ray is the Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization at The Conference Board. She is a co-author of The Conference Board’s 2017 Job Satisfaction survey. She leads the global Human Capital practice and has oversight of the research planning and dissemination process for all three practices areas (Corporate Leadership, Economy & Business Environment, and Human Capital) and is responsible for the research agenda. Ray is the co-author of numerous publications with a focus on leadership development. She has taught at Oxford and New York Universities and led a consulting practice for many years, offering leadership assessment and development services to Fortune 500 companies and top-tier professional services firms.


Learn More about Rebecca Ray:

https://www.conference-board.org/bio/index.cfm?bio id=1088


Learn More about The Conference Board:

https://www.conference-board.org/us/

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