Decision optimality –
encountered in the classroom – blackboard quarantined,
theoretical : four quadrants :
- Best of the best.
- Worst of best.
- Best of the worst.
- Worst of the worst.
Five applicants :
- Too experienced – too much of a threat.
- Too much scuttlebutt.
- Joint holders – Too much of a pussy. Too much of a wise guy.
Generosity and self-interest.
Give youth a chance?
Or tell the truth? – low tide at the gene pool.
Advise head Office on Friday Afternoon – might slip past.
Ask for a new ballot – could result in forfeit.
Compromise : the airlock between worlds –
a finite period contract, with option to renew –
renewal directly related to performance.
I’m in the Civil Service. Agronomist. Pay scale 1