Meritocracy


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Meritocracy

A system in which the best qualified persons are rewarded for their achievements. That is, talent and hard work are rewarded in a meritocracy, rather than other factors like personal relationships or tenure. Meritocracy in a corporation may cause better results, but certain positions are still commonly kept within a family or friendship network.
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Thomas Boyd's Through the Wheat shows the dark side of meritocracy as Hicks's talents and abilities in the ranks eventually bring him to the point of soul-deadening battle fatigue.
The New York challenge to meritocracy involves its selective high schools, which are a wonder of the modern public-education system.
As at today, they practice on the whole, a successful meritocracy across their whole political stratum with a criteria based on poverty eradication, job creation, local economic growth, social development, increasing environmental-protection are all key for selecting and promoting officials.
And this very fact 6 that Americans believe their society is a meritocracy 6 is the biggest threat to equality, particularly when it comes to gender, as research by myself and others shows.
Throughout, he examines the pervasive influence of meritocracy in video games, showing how meritocratic ideology shows up in game design and game narratives, and busts the meritocratic myth that players who achieve high status have done so though their own efforts only.
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Finally, Bell notes the difficulties of non-democratic systems in establishing legitimacy, though he again provides a rebuttal to this concern, noting that China has succeeded in this area through processes of "nationalism, performance legitimacy, and political meritocracy" (p.
In these two simple yet profound sentences, the Quaid shared the blueprint for what we have failed to realize - the benefit of a nation-state based on meritocracy. This principle is the underpinning of a successful nation-state as it can create shared values and aspirations that unite all factions to lift Pakistan in the league of nations.
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But wait, in a highly populist environment, you can force government to kill meritocracy and perpetuate job security, even if it means going against the global current.
THERESA May has announced PS80million of funding for youth projects in England in the latest stage of her drive to create a "great meritocracy".