The rarefied organizational layers beginning just above the common worker. Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were designed to solve. This is often affiliated with the dread administrivia, needless paperwork and processes.
Fred's boss's boss came up with another useless idea, that resulted in Fred having even more responsibilities, prompting Fred's coniption fit.
When someone yells or drops something loudly in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on. (This also applies to applause from a promotion because there maybe cake, coffee and doughnuts.)
I heard moans of disgust, so I stood up to see what was going on, only to find myself participating in meerkat madness, caused by Fred's crop dusting.