Re: AltInst: Means of production.

From: Tom Walker <>
Date: Thu Jun 25 1998 - 14:57:08 PDT

George L. O'Brien wrote,

>once you discount the value of the computers and
>processing equipment (most of which is leased), the real value of our
>company is our skill set.

>From a marketing perspective, the real value of your company is your client
base and reputation. Your skill set, of course, contributes to your
reputation. But the same skill set _without_ the reputation is worth zip.

In a sense, then, not only are your assets intangible, they're also neither
entirely in your possession nor entirely transferable.


Tom Walker
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