Leverage

Cheesy Corporate Lingo CheesyCorporateLingo.com 21 February 2012

 

(1).  To call upon the resources of other areas of the company in order to arrive at a solution for a client request.

 

(2).  To employ the assistance of other areas of the firm, usually used by H.R. or management to suggest that the firm operates as one, cohesive unit, when in actuality it operates as several, disjointed and often combative factions.

 

“Look Susan, I just don’t think your leveraging your resources here enough.  There is absolutely no reason that you can’t ask the person sitting next to you where the bathroom is.”