Tag: "Companies"

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Employer / Employee - Legal Implications of Social Media Use

Employer / Employee – Legal Implications of Social Media Use

When the Workplace and Private Lives Collide: The Risks Associated with Using Social Media to Make Employment Decisions Social media is playing an increasingly important role in how businesses operate as companies seek to leverage its broad reach and influence to increase brand awareness, to better understand market perception and to market their products or […]

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What is Do Not Track – Pros & Cons

What is Do Not Track – Pros & Cons

All About Do Not Track (DNT) What is DNT? When you choose to turn on the DNT setting in your browser, your browser sends a special signal to the web sites, analytics companies, ad networks, plug in providers, and other web services you encounter while browsing. How Do Companies Use It? There is no consensus […]

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Continued Scrutiny of Financial Services Companies in 2014

Continued Scrutiny of Financial Services Companies in 2014

Fraud And Corruption Trends To Watch In 2014 Fraud may be a moving target, but banks of all sizes are going to be under closer scrutiny than ever in the coming year for potentially fraudulent actions. That’s the warning from advisory firm EY, which has identified several key themes on the fraud and corruption front […]

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Publicly Traded Tech Companies Could Have A Lawsuit In The Future

Publicly Traded Tech Companies Could Have A Lawsuit In The Future

Shareholder Suit Accuses IBM of Concealing an Anti-Snowden Backlash in China Here’s a new twist on the whole NSA spying controversy that continues to unfold: Shareholder lawsuits against companies that suffer sales declines in international markets as suspicion of American tech companies grows overseas. A Louisiana pension fund sued IBM in a federal court in […]

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Companies are Merely Investment Vehicles?

Companies are Merely Investment Vehicles? – 3/28/13

Corporate Strategy Is a Fool’s Errand Most corporations consist of multiple divisions, which set their own strategy (what we generally refer to as “business strategy”). But more often than not, these dvisions have very little to do with one another. Take Philips Electronics with its lighting, medical equipment, and consumer electronics divisions; ThyssenKrupp with its […]

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Call Center News 12/16/2011

Who Protects Info You Give To Offshored Call Centers? —  by Dave Johnson   Companies are always looking for ways to reduce the number of people they employ, and for ways to reduce the pay and benefits for the ones they keep. One way they have been doing this is to send jobs out of […]