The world according to bricks August 16, 2007Posted by Rambling Man in Poetry & Humor.
HOW TO PROPERLY PLACE NEW EMPLOYEES
1. Put 400 bricks in a closed room.
2. Put your new employees in the room and close the door.
3. Leave them alone and come back after 6 hours.
4. Then analyse the situation:
a. If they are counting the bricks, put them in the Accounting Department.
b. If they are recounting them, put them in Auditing.
c. If they have the whole place messed with bricks, put them in Engineering.
d. If they are arranging the bricks in some strange order, put them in Planning.
e. If they are throwing the bricks at each other, put them in Customer Service.
f. If they are sleeping, put them in Security.
g. If they have broken the bricks into pieces and then blame the bricks when they can’t put them back together, put them in I.T.
h. If they are sitting idle, put them in Human Resources.
i. If they say they have tried different combinations, they are looking for more bricks, yet not a brick has been moved, put them in Planning.
j. If they have already left for the day, put them in Marketing.
k. If they are staring out of the window, put them in Strategic Planning.
l. If they are talking to each other, and not a single brick has been moved, congratulate them and put them in Management.
Finally if they have surrounded themselves with bricks in such a way that they can neither be seen nor heard from, put them in Senior Management !