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Since almost half of all workers are "below average," it should come as no surprise that supervisors share that quality.

Not according to the performance rating distributions at most of the organizations that I encounter, Jim. Are you suggesting that these might not be completely truthful?

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Heaven forbid that I should argue with executives who "know it all; but I'll just make a simple observation. The laws of statistics decree that half of every population sample must lie below the midpoint. Therefore, one half of all managers are "below average" (roughly speaking. That dull half can make more messes than the bright half can ever solve. For every great supervisor, there is an awful one.

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