The Desirability of Zero Tolerance for Procrastination

  • Stephen Leeder University of Sydnedy


I choose the desirability of zero tolerance for procrastination as my topic because I have seen so many opportunities lost in health and medicine because of delays in taking action. Procrastination ranks alongside shortage of cash as an explanation of things not being done. It is, quintessentially, bad management.

Author Biography

Stephen Leeder, University of Sydnedy

Stephen Leeder is an Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Sydney. He is currently director, Research and Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District, and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Epidemiology.

How to Cite
Leeder S. The Desirability of Zero Tolerance for Procrastination. APJHM [Internet]. 12Nov.2017 [cited 10Aug.2020];12(3):8-0. Available from:
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