Businesses Do Not Create Jobs

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    Businesses Do Not Create Jobs
    Thursday 11 November 2010

    by: Dave Johnson

    Businesses do not create jobs. In fact, the way our economy is structured the incentive is for businesses to get rid of as many jobs as they can.

    Demand Creates Jobs

    A job is created when demand for goods or services is greater than the existing ability to provide them. When there is a demand, people will see the need and fill it. Either someone will start filling the demand alone, or form a new business to fill it or an existing provider of the good or service will add employees as needed. (Actually a job can be created by a business, a government, a non-profit organization or just a person doing the job, depending on the nature of the good or service that is required.)
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    Pretty much.
    Although I think many major corporations are running low on their "Most Valuable assets" ie employees to lay off to raise stock prices and managment bonuses.
     
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    Yeah, I know several businesspeople who can not WAIT to shrink the size of their business and get rid of more people.

    There's nothing like making less money, as an incentive to be in business.
     
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    Well...this is kinda dumb.
    Demand creates businesses to fill the demand which creates jobs.

    So you can have all the demand you want - without a business to produce the product - you don't have didly.
     
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    Just when you thought LilOlMoonbat couldn't get any more moonbattier! :rofl:
     
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    The thread title is incomplete:

    Businesses Do Not Create Jobs When the Government sucks all of the oxygen out of the private sector, raises taxes, and creates massive new regulations and bureaucracies with which to further burden said businesses.
     
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    That is exactly what I was thinking...

    Cant satisfy demand w/o buisinesses and employees to fill said demand.

    :cuckoo: Try again
     
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    and causes them to go abroad where taxes and regulations are'nt so outrageous.
     
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    The federal government has not raised taxes and the regulations are the same ones in place for a decade. So what was the excuse before now? In fact, the same regulations were in place in the roaring 90's and taxes were higher. Explain that.

    If businesses are feeling pinched by higher taxes, fees, etc., it is the states who are trying to increase their own revenue because of business downturns because nobody's spending.
     
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    Under the current climate, the OP is quite correct. Business have been encouraged to embrace the concept of "synergy". In other words, bigger companies buy out smaller ones and get rid of "redundant" employees. They are replaced by either:
    Consultants - With no benefits or ability to be tenured.
    Near shore - Low pay no benefits.
    Off Shore - Low pay no benefits.
     

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