5 business buzzwords that will invade management speak in 2015

Impress your colleagues next year with this array of meaningless jargon. Or don't.

by Adam Gale

Are you sick of management speak? Do you prefer to ‘do’ things rather than ‘action’ them? Does ‘blue sky thinking’ have about as much place in your office as a pot-fuelled student jamming session?

Well you’re not in luck. 2015 looks like it’ll have at least as many needless expressions that, paradoxically, you’ve got to learn to avoid looking like a dunce as last year. Here are some of them - better get information planting.


Jack is the new hack, apparently. ‘For the last couple of years, "hack’" has made the journey from techy slang to respectable business metaphor,’ says Neil Taylor of langauge consultancy The Writer. 'We think the suffix "-jack" will make the same leap into the mainstream in 2015.’

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