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    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”

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    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.

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    Murray Longworth is the dotted-line boss of special threats division of USAMRIID. What does dotted-line means?

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