The 80:20 Rule

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The paretro principle aka as the 80:20 rule or the rule of vitalities is a thumb rule used today by many a manager. However, there are some comic conclusions which can be arrived by using this rule on day to day life.

  • 80 % of our money is spent inmeeting a crucial 20% of our wants
  • 80% of our time is spent in tackling 20 % of our problems
  • 80% of those problems being created by 20 % of our family
  • 80% men gather around 20% women

  • In a party, 80 % of drinking is done by 20 % of the invitees
  • 80% of work in an office is done by the 20% of employees
  • again 80% of troubles in an org comes from 20% of its employees
  • 80% of the salaries is pocketed by the top 20%
  • In a meeting 20% of questions take up 80% of the time
  • In newspaper 80% of information is read by only 20%
  • Logically therefore, eaither 20% of you read 80 % of this or 80%  of you read 20% of this

hehehe. Well hope you enjoyed . Credit goes to D. B. Vohra – The 80:20 rule RD – June 1982 for this intersting piece of text.

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