Tag: Business Behaving Badly

The Disturbing Implications of Shareholders as Business Conscience

When Shareholders are the last line of defense against bad business behavior, something is profoundly wrong.

Do We Really Want To Solve Problems?

Its not that we are unaware that problems exist. It's not that we don't want them solved. The problem, dear readers, is that no one wants to do the hard work required to figure out what is actually causing the problem.

Amazon’s 30 Hour Failure

A rose-colored glasses view of the 30 hour work week is attractive, I can't help but point out that this experiment is likely to fail. Not because it is likely a PR move which will simply be forgotten as soon as the media cycle spins another round, but because of the reality of the working world.

Symptoms, Not Cause: Wells Fargo’s Fraudulent Accounts

I would argue that 5300 employees all caught doing the same thing at various locations around the company isn't isolated at all. They are a flashing red light of major management problems.

Sunshine in Medicine

Setting aside the disgusting reaction that Dr. Wen received, her TEDMed talk does bring up some valid points that many in the medical field are ashamed to admit, based on the violent reaction to Dr. Wen's transparency pledge.

Politics Meets Public Health

Doctors in Flint began to report finding high levels of lead in the blood of children who were coming into their practices; the result of a public health crisis that threatens the lives of the residents of Flint and their children as well as challenges the healthcare system as it attempts to respond.

A Behind The Curtain Moment

A Behind the Curtain moment is when someone does something or exposes something that suddenly makes clear what is really going on, and who is really in charge of a situation. Oracle has just had one.