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80/20 rule

  for many phenomena, 80% of the effects stem from 20% of the causes
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80/20 rule 80-20 rule 80:20 rule Pareto Principle
Concept Mastery:   This is especially commonly sited in business as 80% of revenues come from 20% of customers.

It was originally postulated by Joseph M. Juran who named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto. Pareto had observed that 80% of income in Italy went to 20% of the population.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   80/20 rule , break-even point [9] , intellectual property [9]
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