When it comes to the byzantine inner workings of a corporation, there are few things more confusing than the company org chart. On paper, it’s supposed to be a way to figure out who reports to who (remembering of course, Newton’s Third Rule of Poopodynamics: crap always flows downwards). In reality, most company org charts look like Where’s Waldo? by way of M.C. Escher – a confusing mess of responsibility, mismanagement and obnoxiously long job titles.
As two people who have faced more than our fair share of dizzying org charts over the years, we thought it would make a great topic for this week’s HUMAN/NATURE work cartoon. Because these days, getting ahead isn’t so much a matter of climbing the corporate ladder, as it is trying not go mentally insane navigating the company the org chart.
Thanks for reading!
-Pol & Adam