Archived radio piece from This America Life with Ira Glass on an experiment to help prove that one bad apple (i.e. individual) can spoil a whole team. The bad apple is typically one of three personality types. Conventional wisdom is that groups are powerful and can cancel out the lone wolf.Well, think again.
- The Jerk
- The Slacker
- The Depressed pessimist
One of the above types can suck the life blood out of your organization. Listen and learn.