Thomas Kochan: U.S. Companies Versus the U.S. Economy

MIT Sloan Prof. Thomas Kochan

From Harvard Business Review

It’s obvious to anyone paying attention that the United States needs well-educated, technically skilled workers if it’s to remain competitive in the global marketplace. Just as obvious: We need a robust middle class with adequate disposable income and a sense that our economic system is working in a reasonably fair way. Yet business leaders and policy makers behave as if they don’t believe either of those things:

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Thomas A. Kochan is the George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a codirector of the Institute for Work and Employment Research. His article in the March 2012 issue of HBR was entitled “A Jobs Compact for America’s Future.”

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