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Re: The failings ... I second the motion!

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At 12:42 AM 12/16/2004 -0500, you wrote:
In a message dated 12/15/04 3:16:17 PM, dennis.wish(--nospam--at) writes:

when you are so far up the
ladder in a company you are isolated from the consequences of your

Dennis, I think some of the CEOs are conscious of the fact that when they lay off or outsource 10,000 jobs they get a $10M bonus.  Direct consequence of their decision.  :)


Very simple, yet very accurate. In psych terms, there are both positive and negative reinforcement pressures on executives. One may get a bonus for increased "productivity" (dollars profit per man-hour, not total work produced), others with less stellar financials may simply be faced with the choice of his/her job vs the jobs of lower-level employees.
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