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'We reorganized so many times we are now one of our own subsidiaries.'
'You call that an organization chart, Foley? It looks just like the NCAA college basketball brackets.'
"It's the new management structure, the worker's the one at the bottom."
Things you seldom see: "Right so we're agreed that no one ever reads most of these reports so let's not bother writing them,and those forms are a waste of space so lets just bin them as well."
"It's structured as a set of two parallel stories that no one would ever want to read."
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'He's a structural engineer.'
"Hang on - this one's a Malteser!!"
'Let's just say, you're structurally sound. It's your facade that's crumbling.'
Company Structure - Boss and his yes men.
'Big bad wolves not withstanding, this area isn't zoned for residential brick structures.'
"I said ark!!!"
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'Who's that pathetic little one down there?'
'As you see, I've made some changes in our administrative structure.'
'Free will? -- I think they need more structure than that.'
Chinese Whispers In The Boardroom
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'The organizational structure is pretty simple: We do the work; they take the credit.'
'Bob will be Godzilla in this structural integrity test.'
This is getting waaay too easy...
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Chicken: 'It's some sort of pecking order.'
'Did I make this confusing enough?'
"I'll get my people to arrange a meeting with your people, so they can talk about trying to get us to meet again."
'Here's our new organizational chart. I'm at the top, and underneath are our vice presidents for greed, sloth, wrath, envy, pride, lust, and gluttony.'
'It was accidentally reversed one day and our profits immediately skyrocketed.'