to officespeak. A new study out of Britain says that when managers try to impress their employees with Dilbert-like jargon, it alienates staff and lowers morale
. Among the most maddening phrases: "think outside the box," "get our ducks in a row" and "brain dump." Hey, if you guys would consider brainstorming a paradigm shift as an action item, you might get used to... Ow, who threw that!?!