productivity

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University Group: Only 5-10 Percent of DACA Illegals Enroll in College

The education industry wants the federal government to amnesty and fund millions of potential customers who were formerly eligible for the DACA amnesty program — but it also admits that only 10 percent of the young illegal immigrants sign up for college.

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Tesla Productivity 7 Times Worse than Detroit

Although Tesla claims to be the world’s leader in “lean manufacturing,” the company’s productivity per worker is only one-seventh as good as the rest of the industry.

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Fear the Low-Productivity Economy of the Future

In fact, one of the worst things about politicized economics is the false promise that politicians know what the ideal economy looks like, never mind having solid plans for getting there. Is the ideal economy one in which everyone’s basic needs are covered? Welcome to the endless grey fog of the collectivist welfare or communist state, which always proves unsustainable and fails to deliver on those promises anyway.

amazon

Amazon and The New ‘Big Data’ Proletariat

Amazon views its work environments as a tough response to slack conditions elsewhere in the labor force, encouraging excellence and superior effort from its workers by setting standards it proudly describes as “unreasonably high.” Many horrified readers thought the NYT article described brutally exploitative conditions covered by corporate happy-talk about achievement.