2 definitions by Bjork Van Patten

Top Definition
The act of promoting oneself under the guise that it is for the good of the company. Usually performed by a senior staff member. See also: Fauxmotion
We're happy to announce that our reorganization has resulted in the promotion of Lawrence P. Merriweather from Senior Director to SuperDuper Senior Director.
by Bjork Van Patten December 10, 2004
A promotion without a raise. The act of changing an employee's title without due compensation. The addition of job responsibilities because the employee "deserves a challenge."
To thank you for your good and hard work, we'd like to offer you a title change to 'King of France'. This fauxmotion will not include a raise but you do get new business cards.
by Bjork Van Patten February 03, 2005

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