unmeritocratic love


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  • adj. Not meritocratic; rewarding members on grounds other than merit.


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  • Two: he was outraged by the navy's unmeritocratic promotion system.

    The Man And The Myth

  • Karabel calls the practice “unmeritocratic at best and profoundly corrupt at worst,” but rewarding customer loyalty is what luxury brands do.

    Monday, October 31, 2005

  • The same could be said about IQ tests themselves: during the Second World War 80 percent of college students, then thought to be a notoriously unmeritocratic group, had scored at or above 120 on the Army General Classification Test, as against 16 percent of all recruits.

    The Great Sorting

  • Most of their rivals are against such an approach, arguing that it breaches meritocratic principles - an odd assertion to make given that the current situation facing female lawyers is highly unmeritocratic.

    The Guardian World News

  • Plus the whole approach of means tested parental income is stupid and unmeritocratic, because many kids from rich backgorunnds are not guartenteed parental support, like I think

    The Guardian World News

  • And even when governments raise the money, they should first get rid of deductions and reverse unmeritocratic measures (such as George Bush's repeal of America's death tax) rather than jacking up income-tax rates to punitive levels.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Possessing decent-enough knowledge so as to play the part of a concerned citizen, I feel that the realm and scope of public policy and administration in India suffers from a great schism which makes it very unmeritocratic.



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