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Reply #26: Nope, doesn't work that way in practice. [View All]

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Alias Dictus Tyrant Donating Member (401 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-21-10 11:54 PM
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26. Nope, doesn't work that way in practice.
This idea is based on the assumption that employees are perfectly interchangeable cogs in the machine and that labor availability is a quasi-continuous function. In practice, this is rarely the case and so the model fails. It has been tried several times in various places.

Basically, the slight variance in employee time is less than the variance in employee productivity and utility, so other factors dominate.
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