Monday, July 22, 2002

Rewarding 'Good Apples': John Balzar points out that there is something missing in our system of economics and government when all the incentives tend to push toward bad behavior. Stocks rise and fall on the almighty guarterly reports while solid, consistent performance by companies and individuals is ignored. The "good" people only seem to look good when there are rascals about. At other times they seem to be less than brilliant by not pushing at every angle possible.

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