Lucy Kellaway is an Associate Editor and management columnist of the FT. For the past 15 years her weekly Monday column has poked fun at management fads and jargon and celebrated the ups and downs of office life.
She is the co-founder of the charity Now Teach.
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From KPI to SLA, an alphabet soup of acronyms scares off inexperienced applicants
Men, women — all of us perform a valuable service
No is the new yes. I endeavour to refuse to do as much as I possibly can
A war of words at the World Bank as chief economist lambasts sloppy writing
The tables are turning on Ikea and the fashion for Skandi tat
Lucy Kellaway on which stage of life is best. And Will Self on our smartphone obsession
My AI rival may be cheap and fast but she is dreary
Modern fiftysomethings are perky, well-rested and free from domestic ties
Abbott’s difficulty with a simple sum is evidence of a troubling assumption
‘Breakthrough’ is so stale it makes me almost feel sorry for the author
Sequel to ‘The One Minute Manager’ is latest from Ken Blanchard’s production line
Good intentions led to a tour de force of clangers
Expensive ‘holistic’ leadership programmes do not solve anything