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Old Jun 12th 2017, 9:04 pm   #1
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Old Jun 13th 2017, 3:14 am   #2
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'Push back' in office parlance, rather than airport plane movements or sexual endeavours.
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Lingo?

Is so I am all over that. I work for a large Yankee consultancy and the senior management talk as if they have a bet on to see who can get the most bollocks management buzz words, acronyms or abbreviations into a sentence. It really is stupid sometimes as generally the majority of the staff they are presenting to have no idea what they are talking about (especially as for say 70% English isn't their first language). However, I'm sure if I gave them a technical presentation and used industry known acronyms and abbreviations throughout they'd complain bitterly and still not see the irony.......
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"You lost, get over it!" (Getting shriller and more hysterical by the day).
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Lingo?

Is so I am all over that. I work for a large Yankee consultancy and the senior management talk as if they have a bet on to see who can get the most bollocks management buzz words, acronyms or abbreviations into a sentence. It really is stupid sometimes as generally the majority of the staff they are presenting to have no idea what they are talking about (especially as for say 70% English isn't their first language). However, I'm sure if I gave them a technical presentation and used industry known acronyms and abbreviations throughout they'd complain bitterly and still not see the irony.......

I hate this, I hate this, I hate this. My field is crawling with empty suits who compete to spout out whatever buzzword they saw on a leadership power point, thinking it will make up for their lack of creativity and technical sophistication.

Ask them what the buzzword means in practice, or to give an example of it - they stutter and accuse you of being "negative" for calling them out.

I call them out anyways. It's a blast!
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