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Why Does the Business World Populate their Speech with Jargon?

After talking to several successful owners of SMEs I was surprised at the amount of jargon that is in general use within the business world that I have assumed that everyone should know like SWOT, KPI, Project Planning, TUPE, EBIT, even SME.

In some instances I know this has left some people with a reluctance to join networking groups and seeking support and help from various agencies.

Junk jargon business terms

Jargon can be a useful tool if used within a group of specialists but where the group consists of attendees from different backgrounds then people should be sensitive and aware of this potential barrier and either use language that everyone understands or provide translations. The whole group would then benefit from a more interactive participation.

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Amanda Jones, Managing Director, HFZ Consulting Ltd, Tel. 0773089043

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Posted on: 18/03/2014 11:42am

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