Hindsight is always 20/20 as they say, Lucian. I hate it when I see the train wreck coming and have told them months beforehand. Some of this is truly organizational psychology and some of it relates to organizational behavioral issues. I think I am going to start a series of articles on the topic of organizational psychology as I see some of the major problems in UX being rooted in organizational problems and not being problems with our technique or discipline.
Anywho, thanks for the comment and for reading. I appreciate your thoughts and knowing someone identifies with me!