This really wasn’t very collegial….
Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at
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It’s always better to be pissed off than pissed on.
I think it was Robert Anton Wilson who observed that what set domesticated primates apart from other mammals was that they marked their territory by excreting ink markings on pieces of paper.
Well, how else was he supposed to deal with the situation? If your colleague is too stupid to see the consequences of deviating from the Levi-Civita parallelism for non-Riemannian hypersquares, what else can you do?
He was only caught because he repeated the spray. Why?
Ed W wins the thread….
A true math whiz…
My friend Sheldon from “The Big Bang Theory” gave me the tip.
Oh, come on, he may have just been drunk or on drugs, afterall we are talking about higher education!
I circulated this story to my colleagues as an inspiring example of creative handling of workplace conflict, and I’m so proud that it arose in my industry, which is not generally thought of as a font of innovative management.
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