„Now, is this what you wanted?” Krullestaar asks annoyed.
“What did I want?” Snorrebaard replies.
“IT-nationalisation. As soon as we IT-nationalised, the employees in far-away offices start to experiment themselves. Look at this… the Dutch Sales Manager has tried to make his mark with “Tenenkaas”.”
You know what that means, Tenenkaas? Toe-Cheese. It stinks like hell and has nothing to do with real cheese!”
Hmmm… who knows…. Maybe we can conquer the highly profitable market of feet-fetishists,” Snorrebaard wonders.
“What? You want to allow this humbug?”
“No. I recently participated a Management seminar about Flop Management. Wait. I’ll show you the presentation material…
This Dutch sales guy is a typical Flop Manager. A bit chaotic, but very creative. As long as not all our sales-managers act like that, it’s not so bad.”
“The Italian and French Sales Managers are getting crazy too”, Krullestaart opposes.
“Well, then we have to promote him. Let’s have a look at our organisational tree…”
“The R&D bud is ready to blossom”
“Perfect!” Snorrebaard says. “We assign him as Director Research and Development
“Aaaah…. He smells so good!”