are hanging out and making their superiors feel important, e.g., receptionists, administrative assistants, useful managers with mute phones.
are aggressively convincing the public, but actually are unnecessary membranes in the race against time e.g., lobbyists, corporate lawyers, telemarketers, public relations specialists.
3. Duct tapers
are hired to rectify or remedy major flaws, e.g., programmers repairing shoddy code, airline desk staff who calm passengers whose bags don’t arrive.
4. Box tickers
use paperwork with a straight face to give the appearance of action, e.g., performance managers, in-house magazine journalists, leisure coordinators.
— unneeded chiefs, who control those, who do not need any control, and bullshit generators, who create and prescribe extra bullshit to others, e.g., middle management, leadership professionals.