A minor but pervasive frustration that seems to be unique to management as a profession is the rapid obsolescence of its jargon. As soon as a new management concept emerges, it becomes popularized as a buzzword, generalized, overused, and misused until its underlying substance has been blunted past recognition.
Authors: A. Steven Walleck, Frederick W. Gluck, Stephen P. Kaufman
Source: McKinsey Quarterly
Subjects: Best Practices, Business Rules