Chapter 4 Idiot Procreation

The term idiot procreation doesn’t mean male and female I-Bosses get together at trade shows and mate. Idiot procreation refers to the strange yet universal phenomenon that occurs as naturally and frequently in organizations as cancelled bonuses. A glimpse into the I-Boss’s day will help you understand how their population grows.

As I travel around the country attempting to save organizations from themselves, I sometimes arrive too late. Between the time I receive the panicked telephone call, book my flight, and pull my rental car in the parking garage, the entire organizational population is likely to have crossed over into the I-zone—a state caused by the fusion of neurological synapses, usually following an attempt ...

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