The language of management is devoid of meaning

I noticed a brilliant essay on managerial speak and the complexities of management practice, namely matters of language, some extracts:

[in Management] language has become untethered from normal meaning. Sometimes it floats free of reality altogether.


is supported by a comprehensive literature in which imaginary concepts and attributes are earnestly described and referenced, as if they really existed.


Preventing ourselves falling into the parallel universe is partly about questioning management’s self-replicating assumptions. But it’s also a matter of language.

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