- n. Administrative details that must be dealt with in order to do more interesting work.
- n. the tiresome but essential details that must be taken care of and tasks that must be performed in running an organization
- Blend of administrative and trivia; 1930s US. (Wiktionary)
“If it's any comfort, the word administrivia is awesome.”
“But if you don’t want to flounder in administrivia”
“You have to have lawyers and accountants to make sure you have lived up to all the local, regional, state and national "administrivia" that is required of you.”
“This is often affiliated with "administrivia" needless paperwork and processes.”
“Yet, what constrains the function from getting respected in most organizations is a focus on being good at "administrivia," and not "the more important strategic role of raising the reputational and intellectual capital of the company.”
“Various bits of administrivia occurred these past 12 months as well, including a third blog redesign.”
“Too often entrepreneurs burden themselves with administrivia and extra work without even thinking.”
“And once you get started you have to keep up with the administrivia.”
“[Aug. 22nd, 2008 | 06: 49 pm] [Tags | administrivia]”
“May for me, though, was chock full of workshops, and then June was full of administrivia--important administrivia, like figuring out how to do my first annual report for my new program, hosting a consultant, and working out a major bureaucratic shift of a related unit into my small unit.”
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