The peer-group syndromeThe ideal

The peer-group syndrome

The ideal decision-making model is hard to implement because anybody who makes a business decision also possesses pride, ambition, fear, and insecurity.

The most common problem is something we call the peer-group syndrome.

Peers tend to look for a more senior manager, even if he is not the most competent or knowledgeable person involved, because most people are afraid to stick their necks out.

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