Nor are they organized

Oklahoma’s ghost employees still set the standard, but these guys come close:

According to an official study, Egypt’s six million government employees are estimated to spend an average of only 27 minutes per day actually working, reflecting a real problem with productivity.

Then again, there may be problems with the methodology of that study:

But … that was an official study. Was it performed by government workers? How much can we trust numbers coming from someone who works 27 minutes a day?

Disclosure: I spent 9 minutes on this post.


  1. Jeffro »

    8 June 2008 · 12:00 am

    9 minutes? Was it working or a labor of love?

  2. CGHill »

    8 June 2008 · 9:09 am

    Well, you can pretty much guess how much money I made from it.

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