NEGLIGENCE

in the context of a job or goal, is the action of failing to comply or complete a goal or job to the required standard or what is reasonable to expect. If a surgeon was to remove the wrong finger (in an operation) they would be considered as negligent.

NEGLIGENCE: "When completing a goal or task, negligence, normally results in the failure of the task to a required standard. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEGLIGENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/negligence/ (accessed June 20, 2019).
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