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- A rooted currency of the spirit. WILLIAMS, ARMSTRONG // New York Amsterdam News;3/14/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 11, p13
The author discusses the significance of a merit-based society.
- Public Information, Rulemaking and Organization. // Illinois Register;2/1/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p1213
The article presents a notice issued by the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) to disclose information regarding the implementation of several acts including Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, the Illinois Power Agency Act and the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. It mentions that the IPA...
- Overcoming merit. Postrel, Virginia I. // Reason;Oct95, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p4
Editorial. Comments on the so-called anti-meritocracy protest in the United States. Criticisms on society's value of merit; Major advocates of the argument; Opposition by the critics against so-called overclass.
- Sometimes, ability and effort aren't enough. Tucker, Cynthia // Masthead;Fall96, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p62
Presents a column published in the March 31, 1996 issue of `The Atlanta Constitution,' which discussed the belief in meritocracy among middle class Americans. Definition of meritocracy; Notion that advancement in the United States is not based on merit; Disciples of meritocracy; Cases when...
- My Meritocratic Rise. Miller, S. M. // Tikkun;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p63
Discusses the role of meritocracy in the selection of employees for a job. Significance of personal and professional connection when seeking for a job; Advantages of connections when seeking for a job.
- Merit still has its place in society, business. Martin // Business Journal (Central New York);09/03/99, Vol. 13 Issue 35, p29
Focuses on the importance of merit in business. Merit as basis for employee recognition and award; Misuse of awards.
- Lament for missing an A award. Padfield, Adrian // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/16/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7300, p1497
Offers the author's thoughts on the merit award system. Belief that, despite the flaws of the system, it encouraged people to stretch themselves beyond their daily chores; Doubts of the system's fairness; Reaction after not receiving an award he thought he should have received.
- Wind Horse, Love Play and Wisdom Playing and Gambling: A Phenomenon of Tibetan Culture. Loseries, Andrea // Tibet Journal;Fall2009, Vol. 34/35 Issue 3-4/1-2, p555
The article discusses the Tibetan attitude towards gambling in China. It mentions that Tibetans are fanatic gamblers even though gambling is generally considered as objectionable which lessens spiritual and material merits and spoils the character. It states that neither the communist ideology...
- In search of the toughest state ethics laws. Bullock, Joyce // State Government News;May94, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p34
Reports on states' approval of ethics laws for their public officials. Disclosure; Enforcement structure; Conflict of interest; Impact on lobbying. INSETS: Why Wisconsin is tough.;Ethics fact sheet..