overfocus

overfocus

(ˌəʊvəˈfəʊkəs)
vb, -cuses, -cusing, -cused, -cusses, -cussing or -cussed
to focus too much
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Random luck: People tend to overfocus on the outcome rather than paying closer attention to the process.
What that did, I think, was to create a drive for more and more of that growth and that success and result, and in the end, that overfocus on the output at all times meant that the senior management there lost control, both of the business itself and the culture that underpinned it.
While there may be overfocus on extremes of satisfaction or dissatisfaction in the data, meaning that many less memorable incidents may not be collected (Strauss & Weinlich, 1997), CIT allows respondents to narrate first-hand experiences, which researchers can analyze and classify into critical incidents of high and low satisfaction and dissatisfaction.
It has resulted in a reduced curriculum in many schools, an overfocus on the genre of writing that is being tested in NAPLAN at the expense of a wider writing program and a broader approach to language, literacy and literature teaching.
However, overfocus on these feelings may paralyze people from moving forward in positive ways.
Matthews's work seems more a general critique of "a past way of thinking" that tends to overfocus on these issues at the expense of ground forces and the need to dominate the battlefield.
While studies are helpful to determine disease processes related to sleep duration, some people overfocus on their sleep needs to the point it aggravates insomnia," Dr.
28) They suggest this overfocus on that which is being opposed perpetuates it as an "all powerful thing.
Public health officials began to caution against an overfocus on vaccine and antiviral allocation and prioritization, pointing out that it was far from certain the former would work or that there would be enough of the latter in time to make a difference.
Don't overfocus on appearance (yours or another's).
There's been an overfocus on rights and responsibilities," he continues.
Conversely, some physicians, particularly psychiatrists, may overfocus on the patient's psychological dynamics at the expense of exploring addiction-related issues.