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# In the effort to fire a Civil Service employee, his or her

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In the effort to fire a Civil Service employee, his or her manager may have to spend up to $100,000 of tax money. Since Civil Service employees know how hard it is to fire them, they tend to loaf. This explains in large part why the government is so inefficient. It can be properly inferred on the basis of the statements above that the author believes which of the following? I. Too much job security can have a negative influence on workers. II. More government workers should be fired. III.Most government workers are Civil Service employees. (A) I only (B) I and III only (C) II only (D) I, II, and III (E) III only VP Joined: 15 Jul 2004 Posts: 1457 Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX) Followers: 22 Kudos [?]: 195 [0], given: 13 ### Show Tags 06 Nov 2006, 11:13 B? Manager Joined: 21 Aug 2006 Posts: 148 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 21 [0], given: 0 Re: CR-Civil Service Employee [#permalink] ### Show Tags 06 Nov 2006, 11:48 vineetgupta wrote: In the effort to fire a Civil Service employee, his or her manager may have to spend up to$100,000 of tax money. Since Civil Service employees know how hard it is to fire them, they tend to loaf. This explains in large part why the government is so inefficient.
It can be properly inferred on the basis of the statements above that the author believes which of the following?
I. Too much job security can have a negative influence on workers.
II. More government workers should be fired.
III.Most government workers are Civil Service employees.

(A) I only
(B) I and III only
(C) II only
(D) I, II, and III
(E) III only

B
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06 Nov 2006, 12:07
In my Opinion A is the answer..
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06 Nov 2006, 12:18
One more for B.
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06 Nov 2006, 20:16
I would go with A.

I doubt whether we can say "Most government workers are Civil Service employees"
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06 Nov 2006, 21:14
Should be A.
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06 Nov 2006, 21:41
It's B.
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07 Nov 2006, 02:33
I - 'job security' is achieved by the big penalty imposed on the employer when a civil servant is fired

III - believes governement is inefficient because civil service employees tend to loaf

II is not strong as nothing in the passage mentions that the author beieves the employees should be sacked.

B for me.
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07 Nov 2006, 12:06
The OA is A....but can anyone explain why B is incorrect.
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08 Nov 2006, 10:58
ak_idc wrote:
I would go with A.

I doubt whether we can say "Most government workers are Civil Service employees"

your doubt turned out to be pretty well-founded.

I guess I see it now. III is really inferring too much perhaps..
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08 Nov 2006, 11:01
Yeah the passage never relates the number of civil-service employees to the sie of the government itself
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08 Nov 2006, 11:39
Yeah B.
I dont think author desire to fire more govt worker. (S)he against the too much job security...
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08 Nov 2006, 22:39
Yes, we can not make such a conclusive determination given the facts in the premise. (A) is the only possiblity.
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