CEO: Somebody is slowly buying us out! Find a way to make our stock price up so it would be too costly for them. I don’t care about your method as long as you accomplish it.
PR Officer: All right.
After some time, the company’s stock price did increase…
CEO: How did you do it?
PR Officer: I spread a rumor and the people obviously liked it.
CEO: What is it?
PR Officer: I said that you are resigning.