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    Overheard one manager type say this to another more senior manager type.

    Anyone know what this particular bit of management speak means? Does it mean get rid of all the contractors? Or perhaps it means give all the contractors a big raise at renewal time?
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    Nah, it involves a staff lineup and a steamroller.

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    Getting rid of middle managers. Hire contractors instead.

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    Maybe I misheard and it was "Resource fattening".
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    Quote Originally Posted by swamp View Post
    Getting rid of middle managers. Hire contractors instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VectraMan View Post
    Overheard one manager type say this to another more senior manager type.

    Anyone know what this particular bit of management speak means? Does it mean get rid of all the contractors? Or perhaps it means give all the contractors a big raise at renewal time?
    I wouldn't worry....I am sure they are referring to resource levelling. Nothing to worry about.
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    They must have taken Violet Beauregarde from accounts down to the juicing room.

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    It is Procrustean assignment applied to the work force.

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    I think he's going to buy you all a bag of chips
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    I have not heard this expression but my interpretation of this would be that projects are now constrained as to how many resources can be put on it, meaning the same work has to be done in the same time with less people or it may have to take longer. Interesting times for the PMs!
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