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Gridlock

A situation in which a business does not function, or functions ineffectively, due to conflicting orders from management and/or insufficient operating procedures. Gridlock may occur when two or more parties are attempting to control a business, or when project goals are incompletely defined because of incompetent management. Gridlock can be very costly to a business' operations, especially when it is prolonged.
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Being faulted are the road widening and repair projects along the zigzag portion of the mountain road in Diadi and Santa Fe towns, where stretches of single lane roads were causing gridlocks that lasted for as long as 12 hours.