The 60-80% that are Resigned
I am guessing that some 60-80% of Jamaicans are in jobs that they dislike.
I have no idea if this is a true estimate, but I think it might just be in the ball-park.
- An impossible education system that forced decisions at 16 about which 3-4 courses to take at CAPE/A' levels.
- The narrow range of options available at UWI.
- The way jobs are structured
- Our moribund economy
- The lack of information about opportunities
The effect on a company's productivity is cumulatively disastrous, as is the effect on our economy.
I'd be interested in hearing what other opinions are on this topic, and what might be done about it.
I'm not sure how this fits in with books such as Michael Carter's "Why Workers Won't Work," except to say that I think he was focused on studying rank and file workers.
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