Seven Deadly Diseases of Management

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.

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