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I just used the phrase "Transitive Property of Managing Up" in an email to my boss.

Neither Google nor DuckDuckGo can find the phrase anywhere. I've totally coined a big business catchphrase.
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fengi From: fengi Date: January 17th, 2014 08:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
I really like that term, can you break it out in plainer terms? Is it something like employees learning how to manage what their bosses expect?
yendi From: yendi Date: January 21st, 2014 02:14 am (UTC) (Link)
Yep. It's a term that I think was originated by someone who worked for Lee Iacoca. I'm only adding the transitive property element (managing what my boss sends up the chain).
siliconshaman From: siliconshaman Date: January 18th, 2014 12:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
It sounds impressive...and it's meaning is utterly opaque. Yup, it's a Big Business Catchphrase.
greylistening From: greylistening Date: January 18th, 2014 04:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
I understand it. Heh. But then, I've been teaching my kid about the transitive in math.
natalief From: natalief Date: January 20th, 2014 03:48 am (UTC) (Link)
https://ixquick.com has:

About 40,266 results
yendi From: yendi Date: January 21st, 2014 02:12 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm finding nothing (it's doing the search engine thing where it finds no instances of a quoted phrase, so drops to the non-quoted search).
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