Industrials & Technology

December 4, 2018

GE ‘s “culture…disdained bad news [and] contributed to overoptimistic forecasts and botched strategies (as they were ignorant to) the insights and expectations of its employees closer to the ground. December 4, 2018MIT Sloan Management Review “GE…executives were regularly making promises to shareholders … that operating managers knew were impossible.” Reputation risk is born in the …

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November 4, 2018

Wall Street Journal November 4, 2018 Reputation risk: Peril of disappointed stakeholders. “Google hires people who can work anywhere…if employees don’t trust the company will have their backs, it will impact Google’s ability to attract, retain and motivate employees “Many voiced anger and disappointment in a company they once thought was different from other big …

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October 7, 2018

“Facebook privacy failures is … a sign of how well Facebook is poised to handle sophisticated foreign disinformation campaigns, and where its priorities lie.” October 7, 2018New York Times “The company has been careless with that trust — and is still being careless.” Reputation risk: The peril of loss from angry disappointed stakeholders. Reputations are valuable …

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September 4, 2018

“It would set an ominous precedent if a company could be held criminally liable for impact suffered as a result of the historic flooding of Hurricane Harvey that no one, including Harris County itself, was prepared for.” September 4, 2018Houston Chronicle Indicted by a Texas grand jury, “Arkema called the criminal charges filed against it …

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March 21, 2018

Cambridge Analytica, the UK company at the heart of the privacy breach that has wiped almost $40bn off the value of Facebook, has been characterised as a high-tech business that transformed data into a tool to wage “psychological warfare”. But it is the analytics company that has now found itself in the line of fire. …

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