Hewlett-Packard: The Split Up

Yes, it’s been all over the place. Hewlett-Packard has finally split up. One has become two. What HP CEO Meg Whitman used to say that Hewlett-Packard is inseparable – as she contended that HP has this most coveted pricing power in all its markets – is no longer a fact. It’s now Hewlett-Packard Enterprise led…

Leadership Issue: Modern Day Slavery

Do you know, much more care about modern day slavery? Dan Viederman of Verite came up with an article at CNN regarding a 2-year study on labor conditions in electronics manufacturing in Malaysia. But before we go any further, Verite by the way is a non-profit consulting organization that helps multinationals identify and solve supply chain and human…

Botto Bistro. Yelp. And Negative Reviews.

Have you heard of Botto Bistro? It’s an Italian restaurant in Richmond, California that has been asking its customers to hate them on Yelp in protest for the online review sites’ unfair practices. Like? Pressuring businesses to buy advertising, otherwise, the business would get negative reviews from Yelp. Ridiculous, huh? Obviously, some manipulation going on…

Rat Race: MBA. CFA. Real Talent.

By the names alone, we should already have an idea of what they are all about. I mean, I’m talking about what recruitment firms like Robert Walters is referring to as options for business professionals seeking to better their careers. And, it is either the MBA or Master in Business Administration, or the CFA or…