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February 23, 2005      Share

The Top 9
Management Styles of Animals

9> Kangaroo: Jumps to conclusions.

8> Hamster: Conducts lots of activity, but gets nowhere.

7> Pigeon: As sales manager, does no work and spends the entire
day following females, while fluffing his feathers in the hope
that one presents.

6> Hyena: Possesses no discernable skills, yet laughs his way
right up the ladder.

5> Parrot: Incorporates corporate buzzwords in *everything*.

4> Cat: Ignores you until he needs something.

3> Ostrich: Hides her head up the VP’s butt.

2> Elephant: Remembers everything bad at review time.

and the Number 1 Management Style of Animals…
1> Porcupine: Sticks it to everyone.



Selected from 20 submissions from 7 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

William Wickart, Hillsboro, OR — 1 (Employee of the week!)
Mark Sweatt, Marietta, GA — 2, 4
Curtis Stoddard, Milwaukie, OR — 3, 8
James Knowles, Bellingham, WA — 5
Janis Spidle, Kansas City, MO — 6
Peter Casper, Brisbane, Australia — 7, 9
Joel Baskin, Redmond, WA — Topic
K.W. Wyckham, Youngstown, Ohio — Banner Tag, RU list name
Wade Kwon, Birmingham, AL — President & CEO