Tombstone Mentality




 
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Boots
 
March 4th, 2005  
A Can of Man
 
 

Topic: Tombstone Mentality


I'm intrigued
Charge 7 mentioned it.
From what I've searched it looks like an attitude where u don't change anything until some dies from the problem... THEN you fix it.
March 4th, 2005  
Charge 7
 
 
Check the airline industry. You'll find several references.
March 4th, 2005  
A Can of Man
 
 
That's where I learned what it roughly was.
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Boots
March 4th, 2005  
chewie_nz
 
there is also a good quote about it from fight club....it relates to the auto industry and insurance
March 4th, 2005  
Italian Guy
 
 
Oh it's something new to me.
March 4th, 2005  
chewie_nz
 
ah! found it....the quote from fight club;

Narrator: A new car built by my company leaves somewhere traveling at 60 mph. The rear differential locks up. The car crashes and burns with everyone trapped inside. Now, should we initiate a recall? Take the number of vehicles in the field, A, multiply by the probable rate of failure, B, multiply by the average out-of-court settlement, C. A times B times C equals X. If X is less than the cost of a recall, we don't do one.
Business woman on plane: Are there a lot of these kinds of accidents?
Narrator: You wouldn't believe.
Business woman on plane: Which car company do you work for?
Narrator: A major one.
March 4th, 2005  
Italian Guy
 
 
Seen the movie but nah that's no the way it works, I'm sure.
March 4th, 2005  
chewie_nz
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Italian Guy
Seen the movie but nah that's no the way it works, I'm sure.
well you only have to look at the firestone tyre recall a couple of years ago.... makes you wonder...
March 4th, 2005  
Missileer
 
 
Have you heard of "graveyard humor". Sort of same thread but the same type of mindset.