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> highly incentivized to get studied by academics (and they do)

Why do you think they are incentivized to get studied? If anything, power dynamics in large hierarchical organizations keep away any studying done that can threaten the power. Sometimes studies do happen though, but large organization can never apply the results to anything on their scale. They are more worried where to even get such massive stream of professionals to hire.

You’re getting too philosophical here for something that isn’t that complicated. This isn’t related to power dynamics. Asking someone if they can flip burgers is obviously not as effective as asking them to flip a burger and seeing if they can do it correctly. Getting employees who are unquestioning robots with no ambitions for power is a different interviewing issue.

"Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power." -Oscar Wilde

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