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  • power user

    A power user, also called a super user, is someone whose computer skills are better than those of an organization's average end user.¬† 

  • SRI International (SRI)

    SRI International (SRI), founded as Stanford Research Institute International, is an independent, non-profit research institute headquartered in Menlo Park, California. SRI International specializes in conducting client-sponsored research and develop... 

  • SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis)

    SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis) is a framework for identifying and analyzing the internal and external factors that can have an impact on the viability of a project, product, place or person.¬† 

  • exit interview

    An exit interview is a meeting between management representatives and someone who is leaving an organization. Businesses and other organizations such as educational institutions use exit interviews to gather useful feedback that can help guide future... 

  • tragedy of the commons

    The tragedy of the commons is a problem that occurs when individuals exploit a shared resource to the extent that demand overwhelms supply and the resource becomes unavailable to some or all. 

  • Pareto principle

    The Pareto principle, also known as the 80/20 rule, is a theory maintaining that 80 percent of the output from a given situation or system is determined by 20 percent of the input. 

  • 96-minute rule

    The 96-minute rule is a productivity guideline derived from the Pareto principle. According to the Pareto principle, 80% of outcomes are determined by 20% of the inputs. In this case, for example, 80% of a worker's output is accomplished in 20% of th... 

  • competitive differentiation

    Competitive differentiation is a strategic positioning tactic an organization can undertake to set its products, services and brands apart from those of its competitors. 

  • reorganization (reorg)

    Reorganization, in a business context, is an overhaul of a company's internal structure. ¬†Companies go through reorganization for various reasons. Purposes include improving efficiency, cutting costs, repositioning the business, and dealing with corp... 

  • corporate culture

    Corporate culture is the pervasive values, beliefs and attitudes that characterize a company. An organization's corporate culture may be articulated in its mission statement or vision statement.