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Yeah, it really looks like things are unraveling around there.
I feel for you. I've been thru it at other places.
It got so bad, I literally stopped reading Dilbert for many years -- I had to because I would literally read Dilbert and it would contain the characters going through the same things I was going thru in real life.
Do You Have Signs Yet?
At one point, a new VP of IT came in (and only lasted about 8 months, but long enough to put it on his resume) and his great contribution was to put signs up over the various areas. They contained one word that was supposed to mean something.
The one I'll never forget said:
These were supposed to be guiding princples.
Be Boundarylessness today!!!
I was going to suggest having the card hang down my back inside the shirt. It is worn around the neck. I've been around the block long enough to know that if we're going to start playing this game, I'll promise it will hurt you as much as me. Pinky-swear even!
We're slowly moving in that direction. So far it has gone from "On your person" to "visible on your person". So no more keeping it in a wallet. I currently have mine on a belt clip and will tuck it into my pants pocket when I sit down, but some people are pushing for lanyards only. Fortunately upper management isn't keen on that for themselves, so for now the idea is dead on arrival.
The rational is security. We tend to be a friendly bunch holding doors and elevators for people that the security folks realized just how easy it was to get into secured areas.