Originally Posted by westofyou
Every action causes a reaction.
Yep. A GM that consistently brings in talent, under budget, will either make a bean counter like Allen powerless in the eyes of the owner to check said GM , or make someone like Allen altogether obsolete. The GM wags everything but the owner, and owners are smart enough not to mess with a GM who puts a winner on the field, and therefore asses in the seats--all that and under budget.