Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014 at 10:44am
Words may mean different things in the workplace than they do elsewhere. That does not mean their meanings are any less precise. Well, actually, in our context, they often are, because business thrives on certain imprecision when it suits the occasion. This makes the attempt to define operating terminology even more crucial, so that one may understand what is being obscured in addition to what is being said.
In the coming days and weeks, we will offer an ongoing examination of words it would serve any student well to know. The general study of business verbiage, however slippery and challenging it may be at times, will be extremely rewarding for those who believe that it is sometimes important to understand what other people are saying.