Hippo

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Definition: Hippo




Full Definition of Hippo


Hippo stands for the highest-paid person’s opinion.

This is an ironic way of saying that decisions in companies are not always rational or sound. Often it is the most senior manager (ie highest-paid person), who will dictate the final decision, based on their own gut feel or possibly based on their own whims and preferences.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Hippo are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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