Concerning theological contradiction and complementarity between meritocracy
and amitacracy in the case of Fromm's "Art of Loving," we see that (1) the experience of union with all men, of human solidarity and of human atonement, (2) care, and (5) knowledge are the mutual essence in both meritocracy
Consistent with their assumptions about the underlying mechanisms, the paradox of meritocracy
was more evident in allocation of bonuses (which are normally private) than in decisions that usually are more visible (e.
is not related to what an individual owns and gains.
It is hard to imagine a meritocracy
in place in North America.
1) Competition for money must include a robust welfare state or it is not fair; (2) Money rewards create a tension between what society wants and what I want to do to realize my own chosen excellence; (3) Unless the penalties for not acceding to what society wants are draconian (and they cannot be if the competition is to be fair), it will fall short of a even a bastard meritocracy
Along with the well-known cases of China and Korea, Woodside's choice includes Vietnam for its practiced meritocracy
after the Chinese model, but excludes Japan for its persistent retention of the hereditary power of the samurai into the mid-nineteenth century.
The thesis of my remarks is that the ambiguous status of the concept of meritocracy
and its author resides in the rise and fall of a socialist Britain; or perhaps more accurately stated as the inability of twentieth-century "hard labour" to eradicate nineteenth-century soft capitalism.
can lead to unchecked competition, as Michael Young's provocative novel of 1958 showed, while the limits of credentialism were outlined in the even more famous Wizard of Oz (1900).
Like spelling bees, the contest for valedictorian offers a pleasing image of a purer meritocracy
, in which learning and performing by the rules leave one hardworking person standing.
She says, "Thankfully, I've always worked in environments where promotions are based on meritocracy
instead of gender, race or years of service.
Dell is a meritocracy
," says John Hood, chief executive of the company's call center in Panama.