One Bad Apple Can Spoil a Whole Team

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.

  1. The Jerk
  2. The Slacker
  3. The Depressed pessimist

One of the above types can suck the life blood out of your organization. Listen and learn.

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