Our instincts for survival have evolved from staying alive in the wild to fitting in at the office. Self-promotion can be seen as the height of self-preservation for many 9 to 5 workers. There does seem to be a virus that can run rampant within company cultures that could topple productivity: the disease of blame. The effects of working in an environment where blaming is part of the norm are wide-reaching and universally damaging.
Mike Staver’s article in “inBusiness” details both the consequences and solutions to a blame-game culture at work. Take five minutes for this quick, helpful, and informational read that can work wonders for your business.