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