Business Perspectives

Quarterly magazine provides new and analysis of global, national and regional economies. It also covers topics of interest to business, education and government communities.

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 4, January

One System That Can Show Results Is the Goal of National Workforce Development Reform
Twenty-five years ago, many speculated the year 2001 would reveal a truly space-age society with robots or huge computers performing all of humans' work. Those predictions will likely remain a fantasy for many years, but one thing cannot be denied: the...
Reinventing Job Training in Tennessee
THE U.S. CONGRESS IS PREPARING TO GIVE TO EACH STATE, THROUGH BLOCK GRANTS, THE POWER TO CHART ITS OWN COURSE IN PREPARING A WORKFORCE THAT WILL MEET THE STATE'S PRESENT AND FUTURE NEEDS. WHICH PATH SHOULD TENNESSEE TAKE? When the U.S. Senate passed...
The Bureau at Work
While the call to "reinvent" workforce development programs so that they are more efficient, more effective, and more accountable has been reverberating through the halls of Congress this year, many programs have already been at work seeking ways to...
Workforce Development: The Key to Our Future
"EXECUTIVES CONSISTENTLY SAY THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN CHOOSING A BUSINESS LOCATION IS THE QUALITY OF THE WORKFORCE - AND THE KEY WORKERS OF TOMORROW WILL SURELY BE KNOWLEDGE WORKERS."(1) Even after decades of improvements in the educational attainment...