Tag Archives: HSBC

Don’t Confuse Corporate Culture with Tradition

We are connected to the past, but are not defined by it. Many companies are proud of their heritage and company traditions.  HSBC is 150 years old this year and planning multiple celebrations focused on its long tradition of supporting economic growth … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Corporate Culture . . .

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge. ~Daniel J. Boorstin Did you know that there are over 70 different corporate culture assessment surveys? Each one reporting to give you a clear picture … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With This Picture . . .

We live in a world of double standards (I understand it’s impossible to be totally fair)but  it seems to be getting worse. Here’s something I really don’t understand.  It seems that the law is applied very differently to corporations, especially … Continue reading

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Crime is Crime: A Plea to “Tell it Straight” and Get Real!

If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.  ~Mark Twain Every day I try to scan the news on my iPad or laptop in order to keep up on world events … Continue reading

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