What is ethical?First and foremost, do frequent reality checks. This reality checking should involve trusted senior people in the organisation. Your perception might be inaccurate. Assuming you really are in a zero-capability organization, refer to a-f below.a.Don't take it personally. There are corporate zombies and zombie organizations out there. b. Bite your tongue with the problematic decision makers. TThere is no point wrestling with pigs.(ie you both get dirty and the pig probably enjoys it.)c. Remember it is a recession.Keep the money flowing.d. Minimise the enemies you make. Universal rule. e. Do the minimum you can allow yourself to do, while still feeling OK about your legacy. Less really is more sometimes.It is soul destroying to do stupid work. It is doubly soul destroying to do 14 hour days of wheel spinningf. Look for another job. Once you decide to go, it all gets easier. Works for me.