Jeff Bezos has a problem. And the fact that he seems unaware of it is only part it. Last weekend’s long and scathing New York Times piece on Amazon.com’s corporate culture described a hard-driving, but also back-biting and burn-out inducing environment inside the company Mr. Bezos founded. Some Amazonians have responded defensively. In a memo … Continued
Brian M. Carney
Brian M. Carney is Rivada Networks' Senior Vice President for Corporate Comminications of Rivada Networks. He is the co-author with Prof. Isaac Getz of "Freedom, Inc." (Crown Business, 2009), also published in French as “Liberte & Cie,” by Fayard and reprinted by Flammarion.
Brian was a member of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board from 2004-2014 and editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe’s editorial page from 2004-2005 and 2009-2014. His interview with Nestle Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe was included in the Columbia Journalism Review's "Best Business Writing 2012."
In 2009, Brian won the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary, America’s most prestigious business-journalism prize, for his coverage of the financial crisis. In 2003, he received the Frederic Bastiat Prize for Journalism for his writings on the European economy.
When Mike Rowe, creator of the show Dirty Jobs, issued his S.W.E.A.T. Pledge, it prompted an unusually fierce debate: Is a work ethic now a partisan issue? Writing in the Washington Post, Hunter Schwarz argues that it is, like it or not. According to the Pew Research Center survey data Schwartz cites, there are huge … Continued
Let us not mistake Sepp Blatter’s resignation Tuesday for an outbreak of conscience. The long-serving President of FIFA, the international soccer federation, was re-elected last week just two days after a U.S.-led corruption investigation led to 14 arrests in Switzerland, and gave every indication that he was prepared to weather the scandal, critics be damned. … Continued