September 30, 2014

Business Horizon Quarterly, Issue #11: Education

This 11th issue of Business Horizon Quarterly (BHQ) is focused on the topic of education.

Published in the fall of 2014, this edition touches on issues including K-12 academic performance, workforce training, technology in the classroom, and American competitiveness. 

The BHQ is produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and this edition was published in collaboration with the Foundation's Center for Education and Workforce.


Click below to read each of the articles from the 11th edition of the BHQ.  Also read and download the issue in PDF format. 



Note from the Publisher - By John R. McKernan Jr., President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Education as a Civil Right - Remarks by President George W. Bush at the Civil Rights Summit.

The Challenge Before Us - By John R. McKernan Jr., President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Time to Disrupt Class - By Joel Klein, CEO of Amplify, Executive Vice President of News Corp.

Partnerships, Building Skills, and a 21st Century Workforce - By Dr. Annette Parker, President, South Central College in Minnesota.

The Rewards of Early Childhood Investment - By William J. Canary, President and CEO, the Business Council of Alabama (BCA).

Closing the Skills Gap With a Talent Supply Chain - By Jorge Benitez, Former Chief Executive United States and Senior Managing Director-North America, Accenture 

A Nation at the Crossroads of Excellence - By Balaji Ganapathy, Head of Workforce Effectiveness, Tata Consultancy Services. 

Managing the Talent Pipeline - By Jason Tyszko, Senior Director of Policy, Center for Education and Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Partnerships with Promise - Relevancy in Schools Through Workplace Learning - By Lazaro Lopez, Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learning at High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois

Executive Profile: Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Executive Profile: Bill Hansen, President, USA FUNDS

Business Leaders Speak!

Final Word - By Rich Cooper, Editor-in-Chief, Business Horizon Quarterly; Vice President, Emerging Issues & Research, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation


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