Posts Tagged ‘values’

The Uber Problem

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The continued controversy surrounding Uber over the past few months finally reached a boiling point. CEO Travis Kalanick recently revealed that he would be taking an indefinite leave of absence from his role at the company, but subsequently resigned, which is ultimately in the best interest of the company’s future success. Kalanick’s track record of fostering and enabling a harsh, competitive, and sexually aggressive work environment — at least 215 allegations of sexual harassment have been reported by Uber employees — seems to have caught up to him and his leadership team.  His announcement comes as a result of a…

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Are You Uber-Focused on Results? Don’t Let This Happen to Your Business

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The revelations of sexism, harassment, and an utter lack of accountability at Uber have rocked the company to its core. The hashtag #DeleteUber has gained traction on social media, and CEO Travis Kalanick has come under fire for not just allowing, but enabling a company culture that made many female employees feel “unwelcome”. Uber made its way to the top of the transportation tech industry by being brash and fearless, but internally, those same qualities have isolated a large portion of its workforce. An article from USA Today refers to Uber’s baller’ culture, and the description seems more fit for…

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