Arse covering:

Arse covering: 1. Protecting one’s position or job. 2. All-pervasive frame of mind in which the perpetrator can never admit that it was their fault; generating a massive email trail proving that everyone else is responsible, but not me; enormous dossier of evidence that verifies beyond a shred of doubt that the client is in the wrong, because I am perfect; sole activity of control freaks who don’t care what they work on, so long as they are always right. (see BCC; Call report; CC; Control freak; FYI)

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