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Snowden’s public resignation as a whistle blower: lessons for changing an organisation?
Recently, Edward Snowden publicly leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents in a bid to alert the public to the surveillance state. He wanted to change America by igniting a debate over security and privacy. By disclosing documents publicly and speaking … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged current-events, edward snowden, Goldman Sachs, HBOS, National Security Agency, NSA, Sherron Watkins, Snowden, United States, Whistleblower 2 Comments
The Bureaucrat and the Banker: Bob Diamond’s downfall
Bob Diamond is a shrewd, powerful, deal maker who does not understand bureaucratic politics. On Wall Street, or in the City, your word is your bond. If you cannot keep your word, you cannot do business. Lehman Brothers collapsed in … Continue reading
Posted in coruption, culture, leadership, management Tagged Bank, Barclays, Bob Diamond, Business, current-events, economy, Lehman Brothers, London Interbank Offered Rate, politics, Treasury, Washington DC, White House Comments Off on The Bureaucrat and the Banker: Bob Diamond’s downfall