(1). A presentation, website or white papercontinuously edited and tweaked by multiple parties with no end in sight, often resulting in resentment and conflict among the writers (see pride of authorship).
“Thanks, everyone, for joining this call to walk through our wastebasket management matrix again. I think we’re getting close to finalizing it. As you all know, this is a living document, so please feel free to suggest any changes or edits you might have.”
(1). To have an actual office in another location (Psst! It’s just a broom closet with a phone!), allowing the company to advertise a local presence (see boots on the ground) when, in fact, there is none.
“We want to start looking into expansion into that Appalachian Outlaws place on TV. Now, we’re going to need bricks and mortar down there, so…Steve! Congratulations! You’re our new Regional Director! Now, go get packed!”