It means you have multiple bosses bossing you around and all of them giving you work with no regard for all the sh*t you’re doing for the other bosses. Sometimes they even give it the fancy term “matrix management”
Why yes, apples. How did you know? [flickr-photo:id=4347154616] Pusher and member of the Gutter Sistren
On an organizational chart, there are direct lines (like the boss who signs your timesheets) and “dotted-lines” who are your bosses even if they don’t directly manage you. People you have to listen to, that sort of thing.