The Origins of Office Speak

Here’s your ‘buzzword bingo’ card for the meeting,” Wally says to Dilbert, handing him a piece of paper. “If the boss uses a buzzword on your card, you check it off. The objective is to fill a row.”


They go to the meeting, where their pointy-haired boss presides. “You’re all very attentive today,” he observes. “My proactive leadership must be working!”

“Bingo, sir,” says Wally.

Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor‘s insight:

What corporate buzzwords reveal about the history of work
(and what a corporate-buzzword quiz reveals about you).

See on www.theatlantic.com

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