(1). n. The workload of an employee or team, which is always too much for them to handle, even when it is less than the previous time they complained about it.
(2). adj. A term used by an employee or team to indicate that their workload is too high and too much for them to handle, even when it is less than the previous time they complained about it.
“Listen guys, I am soooo over capacity here, there is no way I am going to get to everything this client needs. I mean, who’s going to plan karaoke night if I don’t? Bill’s not gonna do it! He’s already covering me so I can plan karaoke night!”
(1). The attempt by management to institute changes to a company’s infrastructure in order to rejuvenate their dying and obsolete business (i.e. layoffs and store closings).
“Team, as you know, with changes in technology, the spending habits of our customers are shifting. In response to these changing times, our company is undergoing a cultural evolution. Corporate has asked all of us to attend an offsite next week, so they can roll out their new list of ‘Core Beliefs’. Oh, not you, Joe…would you mind coming to my office after this meeting…?”