MBA ABCs: Jargon, Idioms and Quips. The Complete Shortcut Guide to Business School [NOOK Book]

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In the traditional alphabetical teaching style of children's grammar school books, but now with a twist, this appropriately name sarcastic take on business jargon and idioms will help you learn the key phrases acquired in business school. Includes over 160 definitions and hysterical real world examples so that you can sound like your name is...
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MBA ABCs: Jargon, Idioms and Quips. The Complete Shortcut Guide to Business School

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Overview

In the traditional alphabetical teaching style of children's grammar school books, but now with a twist, this appropriately name sarcastic take on business jargon and idioms will help you learn the key phrases acquired in business school. Includes over 160 definitions and hysterical real world examples so that you can sound like your name is followed by the expensive MBA abbreviation at the next meeting!

*Excerpt 1:
Elevator speech/ pitch:
MBA Definition:
Very brief, under minute, explanation of key points of person, product, or service that could be fully orated on an elevator ride to an upper exec
Real World Business Context:
“Our building is only three stories so my elevator speech is lacking in substance but high on brevity.”

*Excerpt 2:
Halo effect:
MBA Definition:
The perception of a trait in a person, object or organization based on the perception of another trait
Real World Business Context:
“We’re experiencing a halo effect from all the publicity the event got us. I don’t want anybody messing it up so don’t talk to the press unless you’re prepared to lie.”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012536174
  • Publisher: Johnny MBA Productions
  • Publication date: 1/10/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 18 KB

Meet the Author

Johnny MBA is a multimedia author and executive in NYC with assorted graduate degrees, including a MBA. Johnny MBA's works include several award winning e-books focusing on advice for topics such as life and travel, all with a humorous sarcastic spin.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2011

    AWESOME!

    I thought I was the only one that hated the way these terms get thrown around. This book was good for learning the terms- as well as many laughs.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2011

    They're all so true!!

    One of the funniest things I've read in a while. Actually helped teach me some terms.

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  • Posted January 18, 2011

    Hysterical!

    A funny take on all the business slang thrown around the office, and educational for the ones I didn't know!

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