A sadistic and senseless activity carried out by departmental managers to reassert their power over underlings when their previous cynical management strategies such as teamwork, motivation and front line empowerment have accidentally worked more effectively than could have ever been predicted. Office reorganisation involves creating a fictional reason for getting employees to throw out all their previous years' work, breaking up close collegial relationships and generally restoring a feeling of fear and intimidation which result in the employee realising once again who is in charge.
Manager: Well Bill, it looks like you'll need to move desks to the corner over there in the office reorganisation.
Bill: But I'm working quite well here next to Sandra. Also I have a lot of work to do at the moment.
Manager: Don't be a cunt Bill. Do what you're told. The office reorganisation takes top priority. Just get it done.
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