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18 18 Self Interest u Employees (Workers) : strive to obtain the highest level of income possible for least amount of work. u Employers :strive to obtain the most amount of work from employees for the least cost. O.K., here are some other perspectives of self interest. Most all of you have been employees at some point in your lives. What is your objective, or what is in your self interest? Strive to obtain the highest level of income possible for the least amount of work? Come on now, be honest! How many of you tell that employer that you are willing to work 60 hours a week for a $1.00 per hour and give 120% every hour? I have heard employers complain that they can’t find anybody that wants to work anymore. All of ‘em want to get paid big bucks and sit around talking all day. You all ever heard that? Well, what about the employer? What is the employer’s objective, or what is in their self
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Unformatted text preview: interest? Strive to obtain the most amount of work from employees for the least cost? Basically, work them to death and pay them peanuts. I have heard employees grumble that their employer expects too much and pays them far to little for those expectations. Hey, do we have another conflict arising here? Or again, maybe I should ask if there is a competitive environment that develops between employers and employees. While we are on a role, let us substitute the word student for employee, and teacher for employer and re-write things a little. Students strive to obtain the highest grade possible for the least amount of work. Teachers strive to get the most amount of work from students for the least cost. Any truth to those statements above? Do you understand self interest?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 210 taught by Professor Malls during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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