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"Damn it, Henderson, New York is still three hours ahead of us. Get on that!"
Tags:business executive, business executives, boss, bosses, new york, nyc, ny, new york city, new york, time, time zone, time zones, eastern standard time, subordinate, subordinates, regional time, regional time zones, time difference, time differences, california, hollywood, film industry, movie industry, film producer, film producers, getting ahead, get ahead, competition, competitiveness, order, ordering, ordered, director, directors, eastern time, pacific time, pacific standard time, unreasonable, unreasonable request, unreasonable requests, impossible request, impossible requests
'I appreciate the grovelling Whitworth, but don't lick my shoes - it ruins the leather!'
"And stop swishing your tail when I'm talking to you."
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executive, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, lion, lions, impertinent, impertinence, impatient, impatience, authority, authoritative, wild animal, wild animals, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchies, underling, subordinate, subordination, management style, management styles
"Fetch, roll over- Yeah, that pretty well sums up my day as well."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, going come, coming home, long day, long days, subordinate, fetch, subordinates
"Ah, there you are, Simmons. Do come in!"
Tags:fish, underwater, under the sea, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, business hierarchy, business hierarchies, employer, employers, manager, managers, executive, executives, business manager, business managers, business executive, business executives, predator, predators, prey, boss, bosses, subordinate, subordinates, undersea, parody, pardoies
"Excellent response time, Hemmings."
Tags:executives, executive, business executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, response time, response times, soldier, soldiers, summoned, summons, summoning, subordinate, subordinates, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies
"My mom is an English teacher and she says Santa's elves are subordinate clauses."
"That's what I mean by, 'You're the most inept boss I've ever worked for.'"
Tags:inept, boss, bosses, ineptitude, trapdoor, trapdoors, trap door, trap doors, trap, traps, trapping, incompetent, incompetence, insubordinate, insubordination, subordinate, subordinates, insult, insults, insulting, manager, managers, management, fire, fired, firing, firings, layoff, layoffs, laying off, laid off, useless, worthless, worker, workers, executive, executives
"I only date subordinates from other companies."
"Wow, this is neat, dad. Can I yell at some of your underlings?"
Tags:take your kid to work day, take-your-kid-to-work day, career day, career day, kid, kids, child, children, son, sons, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives, exec, execs, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, underling, underlings, subordinate, subordinates, inferior, inferiors, superior, superiors, yell, shout, boss around, work experience, experience, like father like son
'Let's play school. I'll be the principal and you be the teacher, or you be the principal and I'll be the superintendent.'
'Your opinions are a rephrasing of my opinions. I like that in a subordinate.'
'As my subordinate, naturally I expect you to take the heat on things that otherwise would make me uncomfortable.'
"Over here, Billingsley."
'A simple 'Thank You' would suffice.'
"I deal in truth, I leave facts to subordinates."
Tags:truth, the truth, pure truth, the facts, facts, knowing the facts, executive, executives, business executive, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, subordinate, subordinates, lazy, laziness, fake news, opinion, conceit, conceited, pretentious, pretentiousness, pretension, business executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses
"If you have any problem at all, don't hesitate to shut up."
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, shut up, shutting up, executives, executive, business executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, subordinate, subordination, expendable, unfair, new job, new jobs, union, unions, workers union, workers union, workers' union, workers' unions
"Pawn to King Four."
Tags:chess, chess game, chess games, chess player, chess players, pawn, pawns, work, going to work, rat race, treadmill, monotony, monotonous, low ranking, lowly rank, subordinate, subordination, game of life, the game of life, controlled, controlling, husband and wife, co habit, co habitation, cohabit, cohabitation, co-habit, co-habitation, couple, couples, business man, business men, business people, business person, businessman, businessmen, businesspeople, businessperson, marriages
"I don't like labeling people either. I get my rate-faced, bootlicking, brownnosing, liver-lipped, waste-of-space flunky to do it."
Tags:manager, managers, management, reject, insult, criticize, belittle, name-calling, label, labeling, bullying, ridicule, ridiculing, assistant, subordinate, subordinates, lackey, lackeys, yes men, yes man, job performance, performance review, dressing down, passing the buck, appraisal, appraisals, flunky, flunkys, flunkies
"I'll cut to the chase, Wiggins. I'm hearing rumors that you have a bigger chair than me."
Tags:subordinate, subordinates, office politics, status symbol, status symbols, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, business ladder, business ladders, corporate culture, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, dominance, power play, power plays, power-play, power-plays, office hierarchy, office hierarchies
Two chairs on a film set labeled with "Producer" and "Director" next to rows of chairs labeled "Hanger-on"
Tags:entertainment, film, films, movie, movies, producer, producers, director, directors, film crew, film crews, actor, actors, actress, actresses, chair, chairs, film set, film sets, movie set, movie sets, set, sets, filming, television, televisions, tv, tvs, t.v., t.v.s, media, hierarchy, ranking, hanger-on, hangers-on, follower, followers, minion, minions, subordinate, subordinates
Over the years, Sid had refined travel on the path of least resistance to a fine art.
Tags:follow, follower, path, path of least resistance, passive, passivity, acquiescent, unresisting, unassertive, compliant, pliant, obedient, docile, tractable, malleable, pliable, assert, assertive, philosophy, philosophic, ideology, ideas, philosophies, theories, doctrine, tenets, principles, views, school of thought, workplace, humility, humble, submit, subordinate, personality, personality type, open-minded, open-mindedness, personality types
'Just think of it as collateral, Mr.Jones.'
"Your husband has finally learned to delegate...."
"Mom, Dad - I'm a sidekick. I've always been a sidekick. And I want you to know that I have a pardner."