TITLE

Talking Point

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2003, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This sections presents two topics for online discussion. The consulting firm DBM conducted a study on workplace trends in the financial services industry during 2002 and found that transitioning professionals were more inclined than in any other industry to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. Deloitte Consulting now offers a computer program called Bullfighter, which works on the personal computer much like a spell-checking program. Instead of seeing mispelled words, though, it hunts down bull words--or business jargon--those words and phrases such as leverageable, synch-up, envisioneer, paradigm shift, scalable, incentivize, bandwidth, repurpose, synergy and more. Bullfighter even includes a list of 350 no-use bull words.
ACCESSION #
10539378

 

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