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Germans don’t work as hard or intensely as Southern Europeans

Wednesday, June 8th 2011 - 02:12 UTC
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Southern Europeans work more and longer than Germans revealed a study discarding recent comments made by Chancellor Angela Merkel arguing that workers in debt-mired Greece, Spain and Portugal are lazy. Read full article


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  • yul

    I saw Southern France,Spain,Italy,Greece,Turkey..except Portugal
    Spaniard .... somewhat lazy...(smooth)

    Italians..... swift on pretend to working..(inefficient)

    Southern 10 cm above grounds..(looks strange)

    Greeks...have no working areas ...( retired born)

    Turks...always last minute actioners...( quickly bored)

    Portuguese..i heard that they are exigent..
    Dutchs....well robotic/mechanic.

    British ..are not understood who work or not work.
    Russians...probably work to warm up accompanied by vodka.

    American...already debt porters...have to work.
    It is very hard to compete with Chinese and Koreans.
    as if,they born by social organization genetic codes have...

    Jun 08th, 2011 - 09:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard

    We must therefore look for *reasons* why Germany is top-dog, and Greece is a basket-case.

    If you are happy to do the same thing for 40 years there is unlikely to be much development (of GDPPP) and, unless your 40 years is 40 years of innovation, the world does not move for you or for your country.

    Aspiration is everything, supplemented by the facilitation of personal advancement rewarding aspiratory achievement.

    This is a synergistic model, it is not an 'ant-like' paradigm.

    To contribute to and/or lead innovation to be
    best in the section,
    best in the factory,
    best in the competitor group,
    best in the country,
    best in the competitor group in the trading bloc/world
    moves the individual and everything he/she touches to dominate the sector, to define the product-range characteristics, and to take maximum available profits.

    A, +A, +A, +A . . . . . (for 40 years) is merely additive;
    Germany has succeeded with performance multipliers.
    Synergy is everything.

    Jun 08th, 2011 - 09:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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