No One Raindrop thinks it Caused the Flood

After reading about Enron, I wondered a lot about the social phenomenon known as Diffusion of Responsibility. This phenomenon takes places when any one individual feels he does not bare the burden of responsibility because there are many others present that can instead. When an event occurs that requires a response, the individual assumes that someone else will or already has taken care of it, and therefore he does not need to do anything. Had the individual been alone, he would never have allowed the event to occur.

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Best of February 24th – March 3rd

The Best of Bloginization This Week…

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AND NOW, FOR THE AWARD WINNERS THIS WEEK! 

Best Overall: Leah’s The Enron Elixir

Best Original Theory: Holly’s Places I Don’t See Hierarchies: 1) Enron… , Leah’s The Enron Elixir

Best Adapted Theory: Dave’s Enron Population

Best Quality of Writing: Evan’s When the wind blows, the house of cards will fall, Leah’s The Enron Elixir, Dave’s Enron Population

Food for Thought: Josh’s To be Ethical, or not to be Ethical, Megan’s Does achieving goals mean success?

King of Quotes: Evan’s When the wind blows, the house of cards will fall

Best Pop Song Lyrics: The song “Go hmmm…” in Wittney’s Enron’s Visions and Values: What are they hiding?

Original Video Research: Blaire’s Three Blind Mice

Most Interactive: Kelli’s This is the lesson that never ends…? , Evan’s When the wind blows, the house of cards will fall, Leah’s The Enron Elixir

Best One-Liner: Take on Lewisburg’s weather in Blaire’s Three Blind Mice 

Most Commented: Evan’s When the wind blows, the house of cards will fall with 8 comments

Best Title: Leah’s The Enron Elixir and Evan’s When the wind blows, the house of cards will fall 

Best of Feb 16-Feb 23

Announcing This Week’s Best Of…

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Best Overall (content and writing)

Zuffola’s “Rock Bottom”

Most Theoretical

Using the way back machine to pull in Fayol, the award goes to Kristin’s “Enron and The Former President.”

The Blogitzer (Blog + Pulitzer)

Best written… Leah’s “When There’s a Will, There’s a Scheme.”

Honorable Mention for Amusing or Entertaining Post

Jgoods’ has the goods here: “Where do I Want  to Work?” This  post is also notable for having the Best Image.

The Envelope-Pusher’s Citation for Posts that go Above and Beyond

Two posts are really outstanding in this category.

Nadir’s “Cooking the Books: Recipes from Around the World” a post that also deserves a shout out for Great Title.

Megan’s sleuthing continues as she enlightens us with the mysteriously titled “Section 402

The Commenter’s Early Bird Award goes to Nadir

Finally, the Student Thumbs Up for Funny Line: “we kick it to the curb (or in the dogs case, we serve it poisoned meat).”   Geoff, hope your vacation helped you mellow out!