What is Seven Deadly Diseases of Management ?
The ‘Seven Deadly Diseases of Management’ refers to the negative behaviour of the senior executives in the managerial positions that gravely impacts organizational effectiveness and makes the workspace a toxic place to work in.
The seven deadly diseases of management are:
- Excessive liability costs
- Extravagant medical costs
- Lack of consistency of purpose
- Mobility of management
- Personal review systems
- Running a company on visible figures alone
- Unnecessary emphasis on short-term profits
These seven deadly diseases of the management were collectively identified by American statistician William E. Deming, who has also identified the 8 lesser categories of obstacles that hinders the company in progressing further.