Coming Next: Facebook Most Important Updates

Coming Next: Facebook Most Important Updates Facebook: Layoffs

Are you NOT surprised: now Facebook is announcing imminent layoffs, following a similar announcement from Google a few days ago. Although both companies are avoiding the L-word, in an attempt to remain politically correct to the end, this is what it is: layoffs. Like many oversatiated companies before them, they have reached the point where […]

Productivity Challenges in the Knowledge Economy

Productivity Challenges in the Knowledge Economy There will be blood in the street, according to Google CEO

Recently, Google announced a productivity improvement crusade. This is not unexpected. Google appears to be following the steps of many tech companies that went from boom to bust pretty quickly. It is noteworthy that they all had similar strategies and roadmaps, as many of them would become deliriously successful (read: obscenely profitable), then stagnate, and […]

Keeping You Motivated: COMA Grand Opening with (de)Motivational Posters

Keeping You Motivated: COMA Grand Opening with (de)Motivational Posters

According to research, motivational posters generally do not work. In fact, even the most impressive image loses its motivational force if you are exposed to it for an extended time, and undermines your natural desire to work better. Conversely, if you are exposed long enough to what, in all honesty, is a DEmotivational poster – […]

Strategic Management of Shareholder Value: Coincidences? (part III)

Strategic Management of Shareholder Value: Coincidences? (part III) The Shaw Merger Must Go On!

Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications expected to have their merger to be closed by July 31. It must be a coincidence, but July 31, 2022, marks the 100th anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birth. Apart from that, nothing else in Rogers Communications’ history, including the recent outage, is a coincidence. Rather, everything is a natural outcome […]

ROGERS OUTAGE: Cultural Assessment and the Root Cause (part II)

ROGERS OUTAGE: Cultural Assessment and the Root Cause (part II)

This is Part 2 of Rogers Outage Assessment by End User. Read Part 1 – The Five Forces of Oligopoly – here. When visiting a new country, one can instantly gauge the level of trust between the population and the government, just by watching people how on the street interact with the police. Similarly, the […]

Calm Down.

Calm Down. Motivational posters from Collectiver

Is it Thursday yet? I just read somewhere that Thursday is the worst day of the week for many employees – especially for those of us who want to establish that divine work-life balance… By Thursday, they may easily blow the lid unless the pressure is released by a 5-to-7 beer or by the prospect […]

Lawsuit Against Glassdoor: a Legal Scam?

Lawsuit Against Glassdoor: a Legal Scam? Lawsuit Against Glassdoor

Some legal firm from the US approached a local business owner offering him help to file a lawsuit against former employees who continue leaving “defamatory” reviews on Glassdoor. Essentially, they suggest hiring them to wriggle the “offenders’” identities from Glassdoor and then sue the insulters for “substantial damages caused by defamatory reviews,” thereby sending a […]