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death by powerpoint Explained

death by PowerPoint at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » head=death by PowerPoint|-|deaths by PowerPoint
  • the boredom of a dull PowerPoint presentation, normally consisting of simple bulleted lists and conventional graphics
    1. 2000, David Greenberg, Avoiding Death by PowerPoint, 45 Proven Strategies to Breathe Life Into Dull Presentations, Goldleaf Publications, ISBN 1890480142, illustrated.
    2. 2000, Dave Meier, The Accelerated Learning Handbook, A Creative Guide to Designing and Delivering Faster, More Effective Training Programs, McGraw-Hill Professional, ISBN 0071355472, illustrated, page 180:
    3. : In corporations, death by overhead has been replaced by death by PowerPoint. Nothing has changed but the technology.
    4. 2007, Rob Waite, “Real-World Story No. 18”, The Lost Art of General Management, inc. (publisher), ISBN 0975303007, page 74:
    5. : We’ve all endured them ... PowerPoint presentations that drone on forever. I call this “Death by PowerPoint.”
    6. : One of my near-death-by-PowerPoint experiences occurred in Newfoundland, Canada.
    7. 2008, Mary Civiello and Arlene Matthews, Communication Counts, Business Presentations for Busy People, Safari Books Online, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 0470178949, illustrated, page 132:
    8. : And, as audience members, we have all experienced death by PowerPoint, the comatose state that results from being subjected to one stultifying slide after another.
    9. 2010, Jo Owen, The Death of Modern Management, How to Lead in the New World Disorder, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 047068285X, illustrated, chapter 9, unpaged:

  • : Where a 10-page presentation with one or two charts would have been acceptable before, now we all suffer from death by PowerPoint.