Titles. Competence. And Brotherhood.

CEO. Manager. Supervisor. President. Director. Administrator. Team Leader. Or whatever level one may be in an organization, big or small — question is, do titles really make a difference? Should so — whether one is working for the government, non-profits or the corporate world. Titles should be a reflection of responsibility. Leaders, particularly those of higher rank,…

McDonald’s and the $15 strike

So, McDonald’s is charged for punishing its workers. According to The New York Times, the charges said that McDonald’s and its franchisees illegally disciplined employees who had protested, reduced their hours, spied on them and restricted their ability to communicate with union representatives. Regardless of McDonald’s and business groups’ protestations on the fastfood chain giant…

Employment: Robot or Human

As technology advances, more and more jobs would and are being filled in by robots – from machines that administers sedatives to bellhop robots that delivers items to hotel rooms to a future of self-driving vehicles. So, obviously what comes to mind is the displacement of humans. The increase of unemployment. As well as the…

Sony. Racism.. and Rationality.

“Should I ask him if he liked Django?” (referring to the film “Django Unchained” which was a story about slave revenge) wrote Amy Pascal, Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman in an exchange of emails with producer Scott Rudin. Yes, they joked about the type of movies the President might like particularly those with African-American stars or…