A manager who is obsessed with the trivial, while completely unconcerned with the substantial issues of the working environment. The reference comes from a boss who would prefer that you'd scrape the scotch tape off the break room table than actually complete a work project.
Sara's boss is such a tape scraper. She insisted that she clean the tables when she should have been helping the patrons waiting in line at the reference desk.
by hobrarian September 12, 2008