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Jargon damaging trust

The BBC reports today on an interesting survey carried out by Investors in People, which underlines some of the negative consequences corporate jargon and gobbledygook can have on employees. 

The poll of 3000 UK workers found that over use of jargon can result in employees feeling inadequate and may undermine their trust in managers and leaders. 

In Scotland, more than two-thirds of respondents said they wanted to see an outright ban on jargon in the workplace.   

Now that is something I would like to see.