Joy's Law (management)

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In management, Joy's Law is the principle that "No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else,” attributed to Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy.[1]

In computing, the same Bill Joy gave estimates about microprocessor performance increase.[2]


  1. ^ Lakhani KR, Panetta JA (2007). The Principles of Distributed Innovation 2. MIT Press. 
  2. ^ Kriman, Alfred M. "SBF Glossary: Jo. to J-2".