Michael B. Horn
Confronting sizable skills gaps, companies have stopped waiting for higher education to meet their rapidly shifting competitive needs.
MIT Sloan Management Review, 2020
Employers are increasingly making workers’ education their own business.
Traditional educational institutions and many business leaders are proving slow to respond to digitalization’s educational demands – resulting in massive skill shortfalls in the workforce and severe implications for organizations’ competitiveness. Education consultant Michael B. Horn’s alarming article for MIT Sloan Management Review describes both the crisis and some bold emerging solutions, and also speculates about the future shape of education in a digital world.
About the Author
Michael B. Horn is the chief strategy officer at the Entangled Group, an education venture studio, and cofounder of the Clayton Christensen Institute, a nonprofit think tank.
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