yesmanship

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yesmanship (uncountable)

  1. An atmosphere in which people claim to agree with leadership for political reasons, even when they don't actually agree with leadership
    Like corruption, yesmanship also pervades the Indian bureaucracy. -Brij Mohan Sharma, K. R. Bombwall, L. P. Choudhry
  2. The state of being a yes man
    He chose his lieutenants for their yesmanship and promoted according to political loyalty, not seniority or merit. -Dennis Bloodworth