The ‘Bad Apple’ Syndrome

Picture by Michal Hlavac on Unsplash.com

‘A bad apple can spoil the whole bunch.’

On an average, we hit on this old adage 15 times a year, that’s what was concluded from a short language study that I conducted last year at the university. While you don’t regularly deal with barrel-sized quantities of fruit, in this case, context is the organisational culture, as to how one misfit can have a tremendously poisonous effect in your company.

  • Zero return on invested time
  • Continual mistakes
  • Lost credibility
  • Customer loss

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Supriya Sharma

Supriya Sharma

♥️ — Proud Daughter, Charmed Sister, Juliet sans Romeo; 🧠 — CX Alchemist, Business Strategist, Leadership Evangelist, Author, Investor