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The Sociopathic Business Model™

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Johnson & Johnson in the headlines for all the wrong reasons: Demand that Johnson & Johnson update and correct their website to properly reflect the executive and senior management bios of Alex Gorsky and Gary Pruden with all their exact titles at Janssen which will permanently...

Is There A Difference Between Killing With A Pill or Pistol?

The CBS television show Criminal Minds follows a team of profilers who are part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s ( FBI’s)  Behavior Analysis Unit (BAU) under the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC).  They certainly are a wordy group, thank goodness...

Only 18% of Fortune 100 Senior Executives are Women

Nearly 18% of Fortune 100 senior executives are women, 11% are foreign-educated, and 55% have undergraduate degrees from state universities (1) HBR's use of the word 'nearly' from their Facebook post implies that women should be satisfied or that there's cause for celebration.  Yet evidence from...

Top 5 Signs Startup Founders are Famous: Startup The Egos

Updated: May 9, 2014 March 2, 2014 Top Five Signs Startup Founders are Famous: (if only in their own minds)  5. Entire family or people from work are outfitted in one or more of the following cheesy embroidered logo-laden items: hoodie, golf shirt, baseball hat, gloves, pens, mugs or...

Johnson & Johnson ETHICON*-Name Changes Done by Design to Distance From Crime?

Updated and corrected*: 3.2.2014 Gynecare, a Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Women's Health and Urology and (now part of  just Ethicon*) subsidiary has made negative headlines over the last few weeks for improperly destroying files about some vaginal-mesh implants for upcoming lawsuits.  If you're confused on all...

UPDATED: Startup Fraud Makes Money Disappear-Like Magic!

UPDATED:  Hackers responsible for magically missing money.  Should we wait for CEO denial of involvement a la Gov. Christie? In not at all shocking news that continues to support that The Sociopathic Business Model™ is alive and well:  Mt.Gox a company which let people swap real money...

Enter The Flying Monkeys

Johnson & Johnson CEO, Alex Gorsky, is quoted as saying: "You don't have to get it 100% right. When you get it 60%, go! Any more time that you spend trying to figure it out, you're going to lose in the speed that you're missing out...

$ 19.2 Billion Paid into The Sociopathic Business Model™

The Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services recouped $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties in fiscal 2013, a $100 million increase over 2012, the departments said in a statement. That brings the 5-year total to $19.2 billion from Pharma and Device.* And while...