When chickens come home to roost (Editorial)

By John Hobel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2003

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arder, faster, higher. Success at all costs. If that’s what’s driving your workplace culture, you might want to think about the fall from grace that can occur when staff throw caution to the wind.

Two glaring examples of the fallacy of success at all costs are the just-released report on the space shuttle Columbia disaster, and the besmirched reputation of the prestigious New York Times, which routinely printed the fabrications of young reporter Jayson Blair.