I am providing a few from a quick Internet search. The first is more relevant to community college and universities than high schools but perhaps the information in the Executive summary of the document that I an pasting below will be relevant to your needs.
This is the Executive summary and the website is also posted here:
The critical needs identified by business and industry representatives included the
· Basic skills, including English as a second language, and workforce literacy skills,
· Planning, decision-making, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills
· Interpersonal communication skills, sensitivity to workforce diversity, and cultural
· Ethics, management and leadership skills, and quality tools and techniques
· Hands-on training and technical skills in specific demand occupations and industries
· Computer training, including Internet training
Participants believed that if companies and the workforce are to be ready for the future,
there must be more collaboration between business, industry, and education. Participants
also believed that, to achieve more than regional ...
Articles discussed: "Critical Issues in the Evolving Relationship Between Business, Industry, and Postsecondary
Education" by Ann-Claire Anderson and Debra Kosarek and "Identifying Critical Issues and Problems In Technology Education Using A Modified-Delphi Technique" by Robert C. Wicklein. An executive summary and list of implications given for articles.