Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Crunch… crunch… crunch... #2

 

Old and very well known article, but it’s worth a refresh cause it seems to be overlooked:
http://archives.igda.org/articles/erobinson_crunch.php

In most times, places, and industries over the past century, managers who worked their employees this way would have been tagged as incompetent — not just because of the threat they pose to good worker relations, but also because of the risk their mismanagement poses to the company's productivity and assets. A hundred years of industrial research has proven beyond question that exhausted workers create errors that blow schedules, destroy equipment, create cost overruns, erode product quality, and threaten the bottom line. They are a danger to their projects, their managers, their employers, each other, and themselves.