There is more to it than adjusting carrots on a schedule weekly. Most troubles begin when incorrect decisions are made early on in a program all to meet the incentive plan.
As# kissers are promoted whether or not they have any technical skills or degree for that matter.
First thing one should do to succeed at this company is to have your testicles removed. I've noticed a common thread of lack of bal#s in the management ranks. Really brave with their subordinates but no balls when real leadership is required.
Managers are true idiots, incompetents, but somehow the lowly technical people make things work regardless of stupidity.