I think I know more of them than you, and that's about as clueless as I've ever heard. Politics started when Eve was created and has, is, and always will be with us. This means if you don't like it, you have the rest of you life to cry about it.
Because the workforce keeps Cat profitable in spite of management. It happens all the time. The corporate board and their agents managing the company persists in sequential mis-steps, but the pride and work ethic of the local keeps them in the game. Seen it every place I have ever worked.
Another da, who didn't work anywhere successfully I guess? How many places have you worked, evidently a lot!!!!!!!!!!!! Too bad you couldn't have done better at these places! Oh well, you can always blame somebody else like you are, instead of yourself.