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The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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What Is 'Bystander Apathy'?

Bystander Apathy is an inverse relationship between the number of people who could take action and the number of people who actually choose to act.

Bystander Apathy explains why groups like committees never get anything done: everyone assumes someone else will step up.

The best way to eliminate Bystander Apathy in project management is to have clearly defined tasks for each individual.

Questions About 'Bystander Apathy'


"Accountability is about one person taking responsibility. If two people are accountable for the same decision, no one is really accountable."

Glyn Holton, investment risk management consultant

From Chapter 8:

Working With Others


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The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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