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The Myth vs. Reality of Worker Productivity

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Mr. Roques
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Mr. Roques   6/22/2011 9:14:42 PM
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Maybe by being TOO productive, then you can lay off a few people (when you do the job of 3, there are 2 people unemployed).

But yes, I get your point.

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anandvy   6/22/2011 4:39:33 PM
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"With the long-term value of the dollar getting weaker and transportation costs increasing, there will be a point when local sourcing makes sense against offshore alternatives."

Ken,

 With oil prices softening, do you think this transportation costs will eventually decrease and make outsourcing attractive?

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hwong   6/22/2011 4:39:17 PM
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The truth is, Americans are very hard working. But yet they are not making enough to save for their retirement. You ask why? Because good paying jobs are taken away due to the greed of Corporate America. So the rich people get alot richer but the rest of us who are employees are just stuck with what is mandated of us.  We are 3 times more productive than 20 years ago. They ask us to do 3 people's jobs.  If you are upset. Then you leave. Then they lay people off and rehire cheaper workers either offshore or younger graduates.

 

So, what can we do? This is the reality of the society.

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