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Does in the statement below, "assessing blame" convey the same meaning of "balming"?
In problem resolution, the best policy is to clearly state the problem without assessing blame and to seek proposed solutions from all
"Assessing blame" sounds like an objective activity. "Blaming" is more likely simply defensive.
Sales is blaming engineering for the product failure, while engineering blames marketing for defining the market wrong.
And objective review by upper management may assess blame in a more reasonable manner. Or it may simply be looking for a scapegoat.
Saying I take full responsibility for what happened is the current way of avoiding responsibility.