Negative use of management in Russia. Managers as bandits, fraudsters and profiteers

Negative use of management in Russia. Managers as bandits, fraudsters and profiteers

Koteyko, N. (2014). Language and Politics in Post Soviet Russia. Palgrave Macmillan. P. 81-82 This loanword has fewer pejorative collocates in comparison to the profiles of privatisation, business and oligarch in the CPOP. The lexis used to describe negative deontic values associated with these loanwords, such as бандиты (bandits), мошенники (fraudsters) and спекулянты (profiteers), can be found only towards the bottom of the collocational list. Moreover… manager forms collocations with such adjectives as профессиональный (professional), главный (main, top), удачливый (successful), талантливый…

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