Often, subordinates are more capable and more adept at leading than their leaders, but they lack the positional authority to be decisive. Even worse, many fear that speaking up to a bad leader will result in negative performance reviews or emotional turf wars.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.