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For an article I´m trying to remeber the exact quotation (I think it was by J.Welsh) who exaggerated the common mistrust about the effectiveness of training in something like: 50 percent are useless and the other 50 percent get some effect. And because we don´t know which is the effective part we continue to perform training.
Does anybody know the exact phrase?
Thomas Hammerschmidt

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  1. Quotation
    It sounds like a possible Jack Welsh-ism. Whoever it was, it equally sounds like they have adapted it from an original comment made by Lord Leverhulme (of Unilever fame):
    “Half what I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is I don’t know which half.”

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