Question by  setrip (158)

What is Gammon's Law?


Answer by  mgammon (7)

In a bureaucratic system increased resource input leads to decreased output due to displacement of productive activity by increased bureaucratic activity. Examples: Soviet Union, European Union, British National Health Service.

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Answer by  patti (29325)

It is the theory of bureaucratic displacement: the more the government spends on a system (like healthcare), the less output, productivity and benefit is realized. The concept was put forth by a British physician with regard to his observations of the socialized medicine in place in the UK.


Answer by  EliteAmericans (22)

Gammon's Law was created by Max Gammon. According to Gammon's Law, increasing expenditures in a bureaucratic system will cause output to fall.

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