Posts Tagged ‘efficiency’

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    A Better Ketchup Bottle?

    May 25, 12 • 532 Views • No Comments

    In a 1964 TV commercial, during a pouring contest between 2 young boys, Heinz ketchup was “…too thick and rich to run.” In another ad, Heinz lost an OK Coral duel because it was the “slowest ketchup in the west…east, north and......  [read more]

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    Speedy Airplane Boarding

    Aug 23, 11 • 485 Views • 1 Comment

    Closely connected to an airline’s bottom line, speedy boarding means more efficiency. Here you can see the following alternative boarding strategies in action. Front to back: Least popular. Early boarders block those who follow them. Back to Front Very......  [read more]

  • The Debate Between Equality and Efficiency

    Feb 13, 10 • 369 Views • No Comments

    Speaking about the current political climate in “The Populism Problem”, James Surowiecki, New Yorker columnist, cites our contradictions: • Solve unemployment but cut the deficit • Implement health care reform but limit government •......  [read more]