They Are the Managers
A team of young budding Managers were given
an assignment to measure the
height of a flagpole. So the Managers
discussed and put up a project plan
with roles and responsibilities. The manager
who was responsible for organizing the resources went out and got a
ladder and a tape.
The tape measure was just the ordinary tape of 6 feet.
The lead manager assigned another manager to
go on top of the pole and start
the measure. They were falling off the
ladders, dropping the tape measures –
the whole thing was just a mess.
An Engineer came along and saw what they’
were trying to do. He walked over
pulled the flagpole out of the ground, laid
it flat, measured it from end to
end, gave the measurement to one of the
managers and walked away.
After the Engineer went away, one manager
turns head to another and laughs.
“Isn’t that just like an engineer! We’re
looking for height and he gives the
Moral: No matter how good engineer you are,
Managers always find fault in you🙂
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