From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over

From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over
November 29, 2017 The Guardian
business bullshit

Let’s reconsider the power of words for a moment, as the Guardian challenges the phenomena of business bullshit. A certain amount of empty talk is certainly unavoidable when humans gather together in large groups, but the kind of bullshit through which we all have to wade every day is a remarkably recent creation, this articles states. To understand why, we have to look at how management fashions have changed over the past century or so, and then, we need to learn to spot the bullshit and clean it out. Who knows, it might become possible to have much better functioning organisations and institutions and richer and fulfilling lives by refusing to use empty management-speak from here on.

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