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Well - this is British public school management culture at its worst.

You have a plan, you tell other people to make it happen chop chop, you go off on your holidays. When you return, there's your plan - or something like it - and you take all the money and credit and don't even say thank you.

If something goes wrong you shout at people and strut around looking and feeling important until someone else decides to fix the problem.

You are master of your universe, the unquestioned alpha monarch in your domain, and it's all perfectly splendid. You get your way, no one else matters, and that's the natural order of things.

Until you meet someone who has more power, money, and pragmatic intelligence than you do.

It's important to understand this is not exaggeration. I've met people like this, and in a few instances narrowly avoided working for them. Their inability to understand how the world really works is quite breathtaking.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Sep 21st, 2018 at 09:45:25 AM EST
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