the stolen toilet paper, the fake committee, and other petty moments at work
Ask A Manager
MAY 16, 2019
“I…once made up a non-existent ‘change management committee’ to avoid this kind of thing (endless requests for minor changes). When I started telling them there was now a change management committee for the internal site, no one questioned it, and the requests disappeared after we introduced a form (we still fixed and improved things, just stopped swapping fonts every week). We even held committee meetings, which were really a extended coffee break.”.