Definition of the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing in US English:

the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing

phrase

  • Used to convey that there is a state of confusion within a group or organization.

    • ‘The problem I have with the IRS is that the tax code is so wretchedly complicated that the right hand doesn't know what the left is doing.’
    • ‘The saying "the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing" was never more true than in modern day Cuba.’