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This very morning I used exactly the same words in a discussion with my boss. He wanted to spend the education-budget only for hist 'best' people. I was the only one in the 20-people-meeting to have second thoughts. Bribes from the boss for the good ones, competition among co-workers to recieve bonus and status, breaking solidarity , bringing down motivation for the most and ending with low efficiency and unhappy people and frustrated boss. Yeah,  I can forget promotion for this year.

The struggle of man against tyranny is the struggle of memory against forgetting.(Kundera)

by Elco B (elcob at scarlet dot be) on Thu Apr 13th, 2006 at 11:47:10 AM EST
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