Have you ever started a new job, and during the training asked why a labor-intensive task or process was being done the way you were being trained?
Was the answer one of the following?
- “That’s the way we’ve always done it.”
- “That’s the way I was taught to do it.”
- “I don’t know.”
- “Because this is how we do it here.”
- “If we don’t do it this way, what if something goes wrong/the numbers don’t match/I make a