"Top 10": Tom's "I hate ..." list. Corporate Mission/Value Statements that are insipid ... and which no one believes ... and which, therefore, convict leadership of being either Hopelessly Stupid or Hopelessly Out-of-Touch.
At **** we take pride in our commitment to:
*Quality service and best value for our clients
*Individual opportunity and respect for each other
*Integrity and excellence in our work
*Distinction and the competitive in our work
No worse-different than a hundred others like it, eh? Sure. But **** happens to be CACI, who happen to be one of the private contractors at Abu Ghraib.
(Source: Gobbledygook: How Clichés, Sludge and Management-speak are Strangling Our Public Language, by Don Watson. A great read.)
Please fill in the blanks: "I Love My Company Vision & Values Statement Because ...
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