Errors LO12270

Daisy Patel (
Thu, 30 Jan 1997 11:04:11 +0530

Replying to LO12240 --

-in response to what John Constantine says

> Does the executive, having learned as much as seems necessary to run the
> organization, simply put his/her feet up and go to sleep. Does he/she
> reach a "level of incompetence" which acts as a detriment to the
> organization? Hopefully not, but in the two scenarios mentioned, it would
> appear so. Is that true? Is it boredom that creates the errors, or
> something else entirely?

The cause of an error may vary depending on various factors operating at
that time. But the assumption that after having learned the executive goes
into hibernation or reach a 'level of incompetence in the given situation
is not true. If so the desire to overcome or deal with such situation may
also not arise. Person may still enjoy the hibernation.... What do you
say David ?

> It doesn't seem like a skilled professional would be inclined to make
> "errors", but it does happen all the time, in all walks of life.

Yes its true. Sometimes an error is given more importance than it should
be. I have always wondered that when a person is doing his job perfectly
it does go unnoticed. Well thats expected of the person !! But the one
mistake he/she commits the error comes to limelight. Errors need to be
seen in the perspective of -The number of times it occurs. -The numbere of
times the same error occurs -The gravity of the error -the causative
factors involved -etc...etc...etc..

To be a perfectionist all the time is not possible. But the URGE to LEARN
from the errors that happen in LIFE (ours & that of others) is really more


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