Dead Horse Theory
If you don't
understand this theory, you haven't lived long enough.
The tribal wisdom
of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to
generation, says that, "When you discover that you are
riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount."
government and education more advanced strategies are often
employed, such as:
1. Buying a
3. Appointing a
committee to study the horse.
4. Arranging to
visit other countries to see how other cultures ride dead
5. Lowering the
standards so that dead horses can be included.
the dead horse as living-impaired.
7. Hiring outside
contractors to ride the dead horse.
several dead horses together to increase speed.
additional funding and/or training to increase dead horse's
10. Doing a
productivity study to see if lighter riders would improve
the dead horse's performance.
that as the dead horse does not have to be fed, it is less
costly, carries lower overhead and therefore contributes
substantially more to the bottom line of the economy than do
some other horses.
12. Rewriting the
expected performance requirements for all horses.
And of course....
13. Promoting the
dead horse to a supervisory position.