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To: SJackson
I work for a large corporation. One thing you have to realize about folks like Carly Fiorina, CEO of Hewlett Packard Corporation is this. They know nothing. They have no conviction. They have speeches written for them. Without others contributing to these PC type speeches, most CEOs of very large Corporations would make sounds similar to those of early primates. One newly appointed CEO of a company I once worked for could not even pronounce the name of the company at a formal presentation.

The other thing you must know is that they will never respond to a letter such as this. In fact they will never read it. It is not part of their job description to do so because we all know how "busy" they are.

10 posted on 01/04/2008 5:38:55 AM PST by wmileo (I miss Ronald Wilson Reagan. POTUS #40)
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To: wmileo

lol...I had to teach our Sr. VP of Marketing how to cut n’ paste a line of text.


21 posted on 01/04/2008 5:56:12 AM PST by ItsOurTimeNow ("Never get involved in a land war in Asia.")
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To: wmileo
Without others contributing to these PC type speeches, most CEOs of very large Corporations would make sounds similar to those of early primates.

Perhaps a little bit of exaggeration there, but not too far off point. My experience with corp exec types is that many, probably the majority, tend to be very one dimensional people who put put their lives totally into the narrow world of their jobs to the exclusion of nearly every thing else. It is not that they are somehow stupid people, but they do tend to congregate in the shallow end of the intellectual pool and are quite often ripe for the picking for whatever political or social fads that come along.

80 posted on 01/04/2008 11:54:17 AM PST by Ditto (Global Warming: The 21st Century's Snake Oil)
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To: wmileo

One of the things I noticed many years ago when I first worked for a very large, Fortune 500, corporation, was that there were many similarities between such corporations and the large bureaucracies of the federal government. When I worked for the government I imagined that the private sector would be vastly different, based on being young and absorbing free market theory and having spent much of my life around Washington, D.C. so as to be able to observe the federal government. There is indeed, thank Heavan, a large private, free market sector. But being inside a huge conglomerate that has long since matured past the entrepreneurial stage is as much like big government as it is like the growth component of the entrepreneurial private sector.


106 posted on 01/06/2008 2:19:40 PM PST by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them, or they like us?)
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