Sitting around in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.
2. SEAGULL MANAGER:
A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, carps on everything, and then leaves.
The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard.
4. SALMON DAY:
The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die in the end.
5. CUBE FARM:
An office filled with cubicles.
6. PRAIRIE DOGGING:
When someone yells or drops something loudly in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on.
Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage. What yuppies turn into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay home with the kids.
8. STRESS PUPPY:
A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and whiney.
9. PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE:
The fine art of whacking the carp out of an electronic device to get it to work again.
The rarefied organisational layers beginning just above the rank and file.
Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were designed to solve.
That minuscule fraction of time in which you realise that you've just made a BIG mistake.