I came across this recently and laughed out loud.
"We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were
beginning to form up into teams we were reorganized. I was
to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation
by reorganizing, and what a wonderful method it can be for
creating the illusion of progress while actually producing
confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization."
Petronius Arbiter, 210 B.C.
Oh good, so we’ve only been doing it for a couple of millennia so far. We’ll probably stop in a few more…