Understanding American Business Jargon: A Dictionary / Edition 2

Understanding American Business Jargon: A Dictionary / Edition 2

by W. Davis Folsom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313334501

ISBN-13: 9780313334504

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

In the 1990s, the American workplace is undergoing right-sizing, restructuring, downsizing, empowerment, and paradigm shifts! In other words, fewer people are attempting to do more tasks. Business buzzwords help convey ideas, issues, or responses. Business jargon is communication shorthand, but people need to correctly interpret this shorthand, which requires a common

Overview

In the 1990s, the American workplace is undergoing right-sizing, restructuring, downsizing, empowerment, and paradigm shifts! In other words, fewer people are attempting to do more tasks. Business buzzwords help convey ideas, issues, or responses. Business jargon is communication shorthand, but people need to correctly interpret this shorthand, which requires a common understanding. American business people too frequently assume new individuals in their organization and their professional counterparts around the world understand business jargon. This book is a practical reference for students, managers, and international business people trying to comprehend the fast-paced buzzword-laden language used by business people in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313334504
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Stylistic Guide

The Dictionary

Acronyms

Bibliography

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