7.2 A new profession is arising
As the productive forces develop due to the development of new products and production technologies new professions arise as well. Another example will show how a new profession can affect the wage system. The original demonstration example is used again. The matrix of individual productivities is expanded by one profession j3=5. The number m2 of performance groups remains constant.
j3: 1 2 3 4 5
In addition, the needs vector db0 is expanded by a 5th component.
db0neu = [2 3 3 4 1]
All the other primary parameters remain the same.
The simulation calculation over n4=300 cycles converges similarly to the original example. It results in a different optimal employment matrix ac, of course
This also results in different optimal piece wages lsoptimal and different individual wages loptimal.
lsoptimal,new=[0.110 0.110 0.440 0.293 0.978] lsoptimal,old =[0.103 0.276 0.414 0.276]
By introducing the new profession the 8th performance group becomes the big loser. Their realized individual wages are reduced to less than half, while all other performance groups improve slightly. It must be emphasized that this change is only due to a change in the performance evaluation and not due to a lower actual work performance. The workers in performance group 8 in profession 2 previously received a wage of 1.66. After the introduction of the new profession they only receive a wage of 0.66 for the same work, while the societal wage level remained constant at 1. This revaluation of performance may seem unfair to the individual. However, it is not an arbitrary or subjective assessment, but rather objectively determined by the labor market, whose task it is to create an optimal employment structure.
The parameters of this example were chosen arbitrarily in order to demonstrate the possible dynamics of a performance evaluation in principle. The extent to which such developments will affect the real economy cannot yet be said. It requires further investigation with realistic parameters and a considerably larger calculation effort. This example must also not serve to justify considerable wage differences and fluctuations in the real capitalist market economy, since there is a lot of arbitrariness due to a lack of theoretical foundations. The aim of these investigations is to reduce this arbitrariness. I see my investigation only as one step on the way to a satisfactory solution to the problem of the objectively justified and thus fair individual performance evaluation of human work.Return Go on