OpinionThe more people involved in making a promise, the less value it has - numbers dilute responsibility.
      – Lee J Haywood, 2009-11-30 at 10:41:29   (2 comments)

On 2009-11-30 at 10:46:08, Lee J Haywood wrote...
I was thinking about pledges made by governments to reduce world hunger by 2015/2020, which are unreachable targets due to funding cuts. It's a general principle though - even a small company will make promises that individuals feel little or no responsibility to work towards. (Woo, the phrase "numbers dilute responsibility" is new to Google).
On 2009-12-01 at 03:49:22, BorgClown wrote...
"I was thinking about pledges" is new too. Yet.