[LMB] AKICOT:L Questions/Opinions

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Tue Nov 20 23:51:54 GMT 2018


On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:03:37PM +0000, Marc Wilson wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 19:57:43 -0500, Jason Long <sturmvogel66 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> >All of those may well be true, but I think that it comes down to the simple
> >rule that bosses get paid more than worker bees.
> 
> Smart organisations have realised that this can be a problem and have
> methods to avoid it.  E.g. often, senior technicians don't necessarily
> have skills in management, but want their careers (and particularly
> their salaries) to progress - so it's wise to have a "consultant" track
> where the can actually earn more than the people they report to.
> 
> Hell, even the *army* understands this.  A sergeant-major earns
> significantly more than the 2nd Lieutenant he has to call "sir", and
> almost certainly has more value to the organisation.

that is certaily true!

but consider that the 2nd looie has a lot of potential usefulness
if he stays in long enough and doesn't get himself and his troops all
killed with stupid orders.


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