Two days after United Airlines was publicly eviscerated for having a passenger beaten up and dragged off of an airplane, its stock has recovered. But people haven’t. That man was forced off the flight from Chicago to Louisville because United had crew members who needed to get to Louisville to work their next flight. Disturbing […]
The epidemic of opioid addiction that’s sweeping the nation is a massive issue that’s costing an estimated $78.5 billion, according to a recent study. Most of that burden is in the healthcare system — medical care for overdoses and repercussions of addiction, as well as treatment for the addiction itself — and the criminal justice system. […]
If you put any two people in a room, one of them will be more greedy than the other. In matters of greed, the “more greedy” always beat the “less greedy.” They should; by definition they care more about it. That’s the phenomenon that drives corporate practices toward increasingly exploitative behavior with customers. In climate […]
Ivanka Trump taking an official job in the White House isn’t close to the worst thing we’ve seen so far. There’s even some chance she’ll be a constructive force on women’s issues. Which is already more than you can say about her father on immigration and race.
The position is said to be unpaid. But as with everything the Trumps do, there’s ROI in it.
For all their talk about being pro-businesses, the Republicans’ TumpCare-RyanCare bill to replace the ACA is anything but. Big business makes all the headlines, it spends all the money on lobbyists, it makes the big contributions to Congressional election campaigns. But according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, it’s literally a drop in the bucket. […]
With low wages, nutritionally harmful food and an oversized global presence, McDonald’s Corp. is less a part of the solution than the problem. But for 20 glorious minutes today, there was this: Here’s the story by NPR.
If there is one thing giant corporations can be trusted to do well, it’s to develop and follow repeatable processes. Making french fries? There’s a process for that. Introducing a new product? Process. Hiring? Follow the process. Laying off? That too. Overhauling the corporate benefits package? More processes. From small details (foreclosing on a customer’s […]