Generally speaking, when decisions come from "up there"; from someone who is not working on the ground, who is not familiar with the intricacies of the specific cases that specific workers have to deal with in a specific area, that is a recipe for disaster, as decisions never get well integrated. ALSO, when an employee has a lack of appreciation for his bosses, he tends to be less productive to put it mildly. This article clearly describes the problems of an OVER-HIERARCHIZED society.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Israelis work hard − but not well