"In my final years many of my last trades were approved by – well, I don't really know what they looked like, since most conversations were held over the phone. Sometimes it would be a gentleman with an Indian accent. Sometimes it was a nervous-sounding man in a satellite office somewhere. For six sweet months it was nobody: I had fallen between administrative cracks in a reshuffle. I set my own limits for trades.
Now each person is a small cog in the larger whole but there is no ownership or responsibility.