Burned and scarred

WARNING: This post contains sensitive content which some people may find offensive or disturbing. Many of us assume that pay and other rewards are all that we can expect to receive from our work. There is less emphasis on less-tangible but equally important benefits like trust, respect, civility, and the opportunity to make a positive … Continue reading Burned and scarred

WE SHOULDN’T BE SILENCED. WE MUST BE HEARD.

WE SHOULDN’T BE SILENCED. WE MUST BE HEARD. It is almost always difficult to make a decision. Probably, it is harder during a pandemic when you battle against time and limited resources. Not all administrators will make the right decisions. Not all employees will have the same opinion. What’s common, I suppose, is the collective … Continue reading WE SHOULDN’T BE SILENCED. WE MUST BE HEARD.

Foreign ownership in the health care market

The proposed measure to allow foreign ownership of transportation and telecommunication services clearly sets a precedent for other public services in the Philippines, such as health care. Opening the Philippine health care market to foreign ownership, obviously, has potential benefits including employment opportunities, better provision of health services, and health technology exchange. Foreign ownership of … Continue reading Foreign ownership in the health care market

Pen Point 44

We don't usually depend on what others say about us or how they see us because we need to own our truth. But, up to which point do we continuously neglect the truth, as perceived by others? They, too, are mirrors to our truth.

Pen Point 42

Given adequate information, the market theory assumes that consumers know what is best for themselves; hence, they make choices that maximize their total satisfaction. If this assumption is wrong, markets may not efficiently produce. We call this satisfaction consumers gain from consuming a good or service as “utility”. The satisfaction (or utility) depends on the … Continue reading Pen Point 42