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A Playbook for Small-Business Job Creation

A Playbook for Small-Business Job Creation

Publicado na HBR em 09/04/2014

As Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Karen Mills spent four years as part of President Barack Obama’s senior economic team and a member of his Cabinet, specifically focused on the health and growth of America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. Now Mills has brought her experience as a policy maker—as well as 25 years of experience as an investor and small business owner—to the U.S. Competitiveness Project at Harvard Business School.

Mills left the SBA last summer and accepted a two-year fellowship at HBS and the Harvard Kennedy School to tackle a question she’s faced her whole career: How can the United States drive innovation and turn it into jobs? She believes the answer to that question is key to the country’s long-term economic growth, and will help create an ecosystem that fosters entrepreneurship and small business.

“I’m here to look at how business and government can work together to create jobs.”

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