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Hall claimed that the result of this newly anticipated longevity will cause society to suffer from "boredom and unproductivity.
See Winick, Harnessing, supra note 91, at 772-89, 793-97 (advocating the adoption of a wager system to cure social ills such as drug addiction, unproductivity in government employment, and repeat criminal offenses, which borrows heavily from behavioral conditioning theory and uses both positive and negative reinforcement).
It's a serious issue, not only because of the unproductivity that results when employees are spending time e-mailing friends and family, but also because employers can be held responsible if their employees send any abusive, slanderous or derogatory e-mail to third parties.
See "Retention and Financial Impact: The Three Phases of Unproductivity," p.
8) Unproductivity is the economic equivalent of what Julia Kristeva calls "abjection"; it is not "a definable object" within a system of knowledge or experience, but that which must be excluded for the system to be a functioning whole corresponding to a theoretical ideal.
In the following pages, resisting the colonist's ascription of colonial failure to masterless unproductivity, I will show how the New World English laborer is the most available scapegoat for economic ruin.
And what is prayer but unproductivity, a waste of time that could be better spent controlling and influencing people and events directly?
In a less esthetic or artistic but rather economic sense, the problem of unproductivity - rather than unoriginality - underlies Janchi's concern during the argument about nationalities.
The survivalists expounded a theory of positive Jewish culture: the Jews would not survive modernity without producing a culture appealing enough to deter assimilation and combat the claims of anti-Semites on the unproductivity of the Jews.
29) These are the discouragement, listlessness, and general unproductivity that overcome a person (and the person's friends, family, and associates) when the person's things are taken away--especially, Fischel emphasizes, by the systematic depredations of majorities that the person has little opportunity to influence.
Without disputing the need of businesses and agencies to safeguard against theft, unproductivity, sloth, fraud, or other misconduct, the following four questions about these latter-day lie detectors can be raised.