04 Oct '11, 1pm

The culture of blame: Many countries (Singapore included) have chosen the fast and dirty way to deal with

Many countries (Singapore included) have chosen the fast and dirty way to deal with rising costs and labour shortage by importing cheap (but not necessarily reliable or high-quality) labour, firing local workers to be replaced by overseas operations, and sourcing for products overseas instead of thinking of ways to increase productivity and spur innovation to sustain the economy. It is, no doubt, challanging to run a business or rule as a government. Nobody can know for sure all the effects of all policies and decisions made. I think we all watch too many US TV shows and read too many psychology books written by US psychologists about blaming one's parents (or teachers or past bad experience) for the predicament we're in. I mean, please. If we're old enough to watch TV and read psychology books, we're old enough to take responsibility for our actions. Now, the US blames Eu...

Full article: http://yu-kym.blogspot.com/2011/10/culture-of-blame.html

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