Are these working styles of (un)successful people or managers? Or I was, thus far, in my career, completely misinterpreting the world around me. Just for my amusement, I am jotting them down here and hope you find them hilarious. There are plenty more patterns that one can document around these, please feel free to add to this list.

Forces:

  1. Ensure Self-Survival
  2. Reinforce Superiority
  3. Maintain High Value Perception

Some Behavioral Patterns around above forces:

  • ‘Reinforce Superiority’ force results in these behavioural patterns:
    • Everything-Urgent Pattern
    • Look-Busy Pattern
    • Mail-Often and Cc-World Pattern
    • Agree-First, Disagree-Later Pattern
    • Poke-Nose Everywhere Pattern
  • ‘Maintain High Value Perception’ force results in these behavioural patterns:
    • Steal-Idea-Fake-As-Originator Pattern
    • Lip Service Pattern
    • Carrot-Stick Pattern
    • Delegate-Work-And-Credit-Self Pattern
  • ‘Ensure Self-Survival’ force results in these behavioural patterns (reflecting unscrupulous attitude):
    • Game Things Pattern
    • Create Self-Dependency Pattern
    • Proclaim Self-Indispensibility Pattern
    • Embed-Listening-Agents-Pattern
    • Promiscuous Proximity Pattern
    • Licker’s Elevator-To-Heaven Pattern
    • Promote Mutual Admiration Society Pattern
    • Mask-Inefficiency Pattern
    • Greenhouse-Followers Pattern
  • Other forces result in these behavioural patterns:
    • People-As-Commodity Pattern
    • Load Working-Workers Pattern
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