APRIL 15, 2018
|WHAT IS "NESTING"? REPETITIVE BUREAUCRACY
Consistent erosion of teamwork is reflected in decisions to transfer joint office collaboration into individual open space. By now, there are floors where any employee could
take a seat and work on his or her own, regardless of relevance to a nearby colleague, each one operating individually. To those who dedicated their careers to work collaboratively with
others toward common goals at the
United Nations, such a trend seemed like a continuation of a persistent effort to undercut the concept of teamwork, a basic requirement of International Civil Servants. Following are
newly-issued directives on how to operate individually, including how to avoid "nesting." No teamwork?