I've got to wonder sometimes. This article in M&G deals with the unprotected strike in the Department of Labour, but it also produces a noteworthy quote:
"We stopped this bonus system after realising that there was more paper pushing than the processing of claims.

"It was decided at a general staff meeting on February 24 that no South African of a living conscience would continue to enjoy a bonus for paper pushing while claimants suffer due to delays in processing their claims," Mkosana said.
Now I respectfully point out that the Department of Labour is responsible for the SETA system - the ultimate example of rewarding paper pushing....