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    As such, organisational Purpose must fill big shoes in today’s business environment by guiding the high-level creation of value and ability to meet business objectives, but also to answer the key questions of consumers and other stakeholders: ‘Why choose you?’, ‘What do you stand for?’, ‘Are you sustainability-minded and do I agree with your values?’

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    "multiple"
    always a sign of up-talking (aka pseudy bollocks)

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    "Administrate" er no

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    Decent resource found when I was looking for internet confirmation that the phrase 'human resources' really does sound like something the Nazis made up:

    https://unspeak.submarinechannel.com...uman_resources

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    Quote Originally Posted by baboon2004 View Post
    Decent resource found when I was looking for internet confirmation that the phrase 'human resources' really does sound like something the Nazis made up:

    https://unspeak.submarinechannel.com...uman_resources
    Yep, I've always found that one particularly bizarre.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Tea View Post
    The one I can't get my head around is how 'personnel' has been replaced by 'human resources'. I mean, is it meant to sound more fluffy and humane or something? To me it has more of an alien-overlord-assessing-the-puny-fleshlings-of-Earth-as-a-potential-source-of-amino-acids ring to it.
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    It's such a grim phrase. Working our way through the human resources to increase productivity. Fill that pit with the human resources.

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    I heard a colleague yesterday use the phrase "deep dive".

    Now I'm sorry, but if you're expecting me not to mentally insert the word "muff" then you're onto a loser.
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    saw this bio at the end of an article:

    Arya Davachi is a Los Angeles-based immersive theater maker, writer and culture curator at TBWA\Chiat\Day L.A., where he is tasked with creating a space where employees can find creative inspiration and unify as a community.

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    "Bro, do you even scrum?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Tea View Post
    "Bro, do you even scrum?"
    If I'm not being Boris Johnsoned or haven't had a hard Brexit in a while, I make sure I scrum regularly.

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    not uncommon to occasionally have a soft Brexit when you get older. there are pills for that.

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    are there pills for nodealBrexit, that is the question

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    Quote Originally Posted by baboon2004 View Post
    are there pills for nodealBrexit, that is the question
    no cure for no deal

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    Is there a better phrase to see when you check your Outlook calendar than
    "Cancelled: Product Leadership Working Group"

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