Europeans Laughing At American Businesses

from the ha-ha-ha dept

Red Herring has an article from their editor in London telling all of us Americans that the Europeans are laughing at us for our various business scandals over the past year. Europeans, according to this guy, are using this as an opportunity to look down on our way of doing business. My guess is that this article is really something of a troll looking to generate some controversy along the "cultural differences" line. Any time you stereotype an entire group of people by their country, you're just asking for a long, drawn out, and (usually) useless argument.
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    lorenzo, 7 Jun 2002 @ 12:53am

    Re: I Almost Agree

    must say I haven t read the article but I ve been closely following the situation and what s really important is not just enron bankrupcy or Tyco scandals (maybe Enron is important), but more Wall Street looking into Microsoft and General Electric ways of managing accoun ts and profits.
    Those are the cornerstones of modern management, Jack Welch is gawd on earth (done my MBA 1999-00, Welch would pop up at every corner)
    so, I would say, forget about the way newspapers and journalists deal with it, consider it is major shake-up in the way corporations are managed, and it is a far reaching change, and the US is leading the way, as usual

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