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The Sociopathic Business Model™

What’s Still Missing from Our Boardrooms?

If you guessed women, well then, you'd be correct!   Indeed, the news is not good: the percentage of women directors in the Fortune 500 at 16.9% has remained flat (it was 16.6% in 2012 and 16.1% in 2011).* This despite numerous studies stating one way...

Off with Their Heads….Update!

UPDATED: Confirmed- Gov. Christie's administration is operating under The Sociopathic Business Model™, as suspected, Gov. Christie(King)  knew what his aids (loyal subjects=accomplices) were doing and when the negative behavior was exposed (truth) the accomplices became victims.  The more aware we are of this model the more...

Johnson & Johnson’s Image–Taking a Beating No Band-Aid Can Fix

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="500"] Johnson & Johnson’s image, taking a beating no Band-Aid can fix.[/caption] January 30, 2014 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is the maker of the Band-Aid,  ”America’s #1 Bandage Brand,’ according to the company’s site. There might not be a Band-Aid big enough to fix Johnson & Johnson’s...

Penis Pumps Cost US Government $172 Million — Watchdog Cries Waste

Ironic today’s post is about transparency in healthcare costs: January 30, 2014 "Penis pumps cost the U.S. government’s Medicare program $172 million between 2006 and 2011, about twice as much as the consumer would have paid at the retail level, according to a government watchdog’s report released...

What’s a 5 Letter Dirty Word at Walmart? Union!

What’s a 5 letter dirty word at Walmart?  Union! The manager training document, teaches store managers that they are to call the Labor Relations Hotline immediately if an employee dare speak the word ‘union.’     The Kool-Aid (on sale in aisle 5 by the way) infused talk-track...

Manipulation of Employees is a Sign of Much Bigger Problems

First Walmart suggesting what employees should say or think and now Google. Manipulation of employees is a sign of much bigger problems within the organization and a characteristic of the “Sociopathic Business Model. Read more on the Google story below: http://valleywag.gawker.com/leaked-memo-google-tells-employees-what-to-think-about-1505505585/@sambiddle...

What’s the Number One Reason Employees Quit Their Jobs?

Employees when leaving a company often are not truthful with HR as to why they’re really leaving.  Of course there’s not wanting to burn a bridge but it's more likely fear of retaliation.  Personally, if I’ve left a company, it’s for a good reason and...

Is the NFL Operating Under a Sociopathic Business Model ™?

Jonathan Martin, of the Miami Dolphins, states he ‘felt trapped,’* and he is not alone in the way he was treated at work.  Many of us have experienced the same treatment.  His case is more high profile, and no less real than the other 38,000...