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targetitis

/ (ˌtɑːɡɪtˈaɪtɪs) /
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noun
jocular the setting of more targets than is strictly necessary for the effective functioning of an organization, esp when it leads to an increase in bureaucracy
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Word Origin for targetitis

C20: target + -itis (sense 2)
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