> > > > Recently, a large corporation hired several cannibals to increase > their > diversity. You are all part of our team now," said the HR rep during > the > welcoming briefing. You get all the usual benefits and you can go to > the > cafeteria for something to eat, but please don't eat any employees." > The > cannibals promised they would not. > > Four weeks later their boss remarked, "You're all working very hard > and > I'm satisfied with your work. We have noticed a marked increase in the > whole company's performance. However, one of our secretaries has > disappeared. > > Do any of you know what happened to her ?" The cannibals all shook > their heads, No." > > After the boss had left, the leader of the cannibals said to the > others, > "Which one of you idiots ate the secretary ?" A hand rose hesitantly. > You fool!" the leader continued. "For four weeks we've been eating > managers and no one noticed anything. But NOOOooo, you had to go and > eat > someone who actually does something.