Last week it was Carol Bartz. This week it is Leo Apothakar at Hewlett-Packard. Governing bodies just do not know how to fire CEOs and they don't seem to be learning anything. Each situation gets worse.
With Carol the dirty deed took place over the phone. She didn't like that method too much and let her feelings be known. Many are predicting that Twitter will soon be the preferred method for delivering the bad news. It won't even take up all the allotted characters. "Turn your badge in at security on your way out" still leaves room for a nice sign-off. Carol was fired by a surprise phone call.
Read the rest at Huffington Post Business.
Thanks again to Gina Misiroglu of Red Room for putting me in touch with the Huffington Post people. It’s just one of the great ways she's bringing traffic to Red Room and getting attention for Red Room's authors.
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