Why do some companies persist in thinking that human kindness and federal labor law are mere impediments to profitability? Spiritual bankruptcy, perhaps? You can fill your heart with fairness or you can try to fill the hole in your soul with money. But at the end of the day, you still have to live in the same community.
Progressive bloggers are grousing that major media made MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann suspension a top story…by continuing to make Keith Olbermann a top story, themselves. But is Olbermann’s job status what unemployed and under-employed Americans really care about?
When a prominent company profits in the middle of a Great Recession, the right thing to do is share the joy around. The wrong thing to do is lay off a thousand workers during the holidays to ease up funds for a future acquisition. This is the story of a company that went wrong.