The Human Workplace

This extract comes from The Human Workplace by Andy Swann (©2018) and reproduced with permission from Kogan Page Ltd.

The Big Question January 2018

Recent research suggests that the most annoying phrase used in the workplace in 2017 (and retaining its ‘title’ from 2016) was ‘Think outside the box’. Other contenders include ‘Blue-sky thinking’ and ‘Get the ball rolling’. We asked a number of industry experts which phrase(s) now prevalent in the workplace annoy them and why? We found a clear winner...