In a staff meeting not long ago one of my colleagues explained that a certain approach would do more damage than its benefits warranted. As he said:

"That's like using a shovel to put out a fire in your hair!"

(cf. BureaucraticImmuneSystem (9 Aug 2000), UncivilServants (23 Aug 2000), OrganizationalInertia (11 Aug 2004), AuthorizedVersusForbidden (3 Jul 2005), ...)

TopicOrganizations - TopicHumor - 2006-04-11

(correlates: PrimeDirective, GovernmentJob, BeingThere, ...)