Adult in the Room

Cheesy Corporate Lingo CheesyCorporateLingo.com 21 May 2012

 

(1).  A way for compliance, operations and/or legal department employees to put a positive spin on their role in losing a piece of business.

 

“Well, someone had to be the adult in the room here!  I mean, just because they have millions of dollars in potential business doesn’t justify giving them more than one toaster for opening their account with us!”