An ambiguous entity that typically occupies the upper floors of buildings belonging to corporations. Management creates policies, procedures, and various directives designed to stagnate a workforce’s creativity while simultaneously providing obstacles to the accomplishment of work
Ted: Oh, my God! Now I have to fill out this stupid checklist and run it through QA before I can start the machine after shift changeover.
Ralph: That’s management for you.
Someone too incompetent to do any real work but who now has the authority to fuck up the work of those who aren't
Power Tool - One who exceeds the normal definition of tool
and goes above and beyond in their unknowingness that they are being used.
Currently used to describe the most diligent, hard-working, never-see-sunlight students at MIT.
You may substitute a brand-name power tool to get the desired effect, i.e. Sawzall, or just make the sound/hand motion of using a chainsaw.
This guy can't talk about anything but his classes, and I think he's studied for this one test for a week now, he's such a power tool.