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His wife had never shown any jealousy of Mattie, but of late she had grumbled increasingly over the house-work and found oblique ways of attracting attention to the girl's inefficiency.
He was on his feet, flinging his arms, his rhetoric, and his control to the winds, alternately abusing Ernest for his youth and demagoguery, and savagely attacking the working class, elaborating its inefficiency and worthlessness.
All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable.
This universal inefficiency of what he called "the shore gang" he ascribed in general to the want of responsibility and to a sense of security.
The same stochastic frontier methodology is employed to estimate a cost frontier with environmental factors included in an inefficiency term.
Results of Tobit Regression model indicated that the variable, years of schooling as well as irrigation source (canal water), have a negative and significant impact on technical, allocative and economic inefficiency of Statice cut flower.
Having introduced the concept of X-inefficiency and its concomitant concept--less than economic-man rationality--Leibenstein then asked a central question for his research: what are the implications of (nonallocative) inefficiency and selective rationality for economic theory?
Section 3 speculates on the possible reasons for the existence of inefficiency.
Another conspicuous reason of inefficiency, said a veteran is due to unpalatable official lacunae, dismay and doldrums, because of which the companies are restrained from taking bold decisions for improvements.
The problem with using the Harberger triangle--the area between the demand and supply curve and between the pre- and post-control quantities--as a measure of the inefficiency resulting from, for example, a price floor is that it captures only one type of restriction-induced inefficiency: the inefficiency that arises because the market restriction prevents some mutually beneficial trades from taking place.
However, poor product-range management creates inefficiency in the supply chain, as companies must support old products with inventory and manufacturing capability.
2 billion (88 percent) includes significant waste and inefficiency because new, unused, and excellent condition items were transferred and donated outside of DOD, sold for pennies on the dollar, or destroyed.