October 17, 2006

If You Try This Idea on Your Boss, Be Prepared to Duck

Filed under: Business Moves — Tom @ 7:52 am

Those clever people at Apple funded a study purportedly showing that a 30-inch cinema display monitor can pay for itself in increased productivity — THEIR $1,999 Cinema display (HT Techdirt).

If the boss doesn’t laugh you out of the office (or throw something) when you propose a $2,000 expenditure, it may be because he or she is ready with this quote from the article.

The time savings are for commonly performed tasks and not meant to indicate overall productivity increases for workers, Pfeiffer said.

Nice try. Get back to work.

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