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Management style focusing solely on relaying information and instruction from the ownership level to the staff level and vice versa. A Copper wire is simply a conductor which transfers energy from one end to the other, it does not generate a spark on its own. As such appropriately named, this management style does not initiate any process, legitimate or perceived, it takes no responsibility for outcomes by routinely holding the other end of the copper wire responsible when one end has raised any issue.
I just got a crap load of work piled on me by my manager and I complained to him.... but all he said was don't blame me I only relay information from the top.

He's pulling some major copper wire management tactics on you!!!
by S and S man November 23, 2011
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