Informit article: Unproductive management

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Managers, not workers, the dead weight on the Australian economy

As the national economy sinks inexorably toward recession at the prospect of an Abbott government, Australian enterprises must work harder at becoming more efficient, more productive and more profitable. The dead weights on Australian businesses must be cut adrift or polished away. In contradiction to the many and consistent press releases from peak business groups (Business Council of Australia, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and the Institute of Public Affairs, the evidence shows that the biggest dead weight on the national economy is the Australian managerial class.

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