Tom Peters presented the acronym MBWA at the WOBI conference in Milan. It stands for Managing By Wandering Around. He argued that one of the biggest problems for managers is losing touch with their people.
What are the odds that you find a CEO wandering around speaking to people at the office? The chances are not that high in most cases. Does your CEO wander around speaking to people just because he wants to know how everything is going and what people are thinking ?
What is the meaning?
How can we use it in context?
In the dialogue below, It sort of means ‘That’s incredible!’. In this case, it is a stand-alone expression.
Mary: Speaking of travel, how was your trip to Florida?
John: It went really well. We managed to raise 10 000 dollars at the fundraiser. Surprisingly, I was on the same flight as my best friend without knowing it.
Mary: Wow! What are the odds?
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