Seagull Managers

Detached high-level managers making all the key decisions is such a widespread affliction that it has its own internet meme, the Seagull Manager.

It describes a top executive who is rarely around but flies in occasionally and unexpectedly from who knows where, lands on your beach, squawks noisily, flaps its wings all over the place, launches itself back into the air, circles overhead, drops a big poop on everyone, and then flies away, leaving the rest of the team to clean up the mess, figure out what it all meant, and wonder what to do about the inevitable follow-up visit.
— https://amzn.to/2NsEyVa

I started reading Creative Selection while traveling last week and finished it when I returned home on Sunday. An easy, super-interesting read.

Of all the cool stories, this quote seemed to sum up the book best.

Wil A.Pier 48