Registered: Jun 2004
I can further substantiate my claim by the following example.
When they assemble a group of 10 programmers to work on some
project, there always emerges someone who undertakes to do
most of the job by himself (that's why they need 10 programmers:
to make it statistically likely that among them emerges
someone who will really do the job, but they don't apply
this strategy intentionally, because I never made my theory
public) - so, this guy will work long hours and weekends
writing code like crazy; others, seeing his enthusiasm,
readily delegate their own work to him, because they think
more work is really good for him; in fact, however, work by
itself is hardly good for anybody: the guy just follows your
false theory, trying to inflict bad to himself in the hope
to attract good in the form of career or fortune,
but this never works: when it comes to bonus, just anybody gets
it except our hero, because everybody rightfully assumes he
was rewarded generously enough by letting him do exactly what
he likes - i.e., working long hours and weekends and writing
tons of delirious code.
Hope this helps.
Last edited by Vasily Shirin on 12-19-2005 at 04:01 PM
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