Cultural differences in workplaces…

I was up early this morning using the web to research a topic when I happened to find this Korean article advising Korean workers how to understand the style of their Americans and Europeans  co-workers.   I met a Korean workplace bullying expert/researcher while I was filming at the 2008 International Conference on Workplace Bullying & Harassment.  She said that they were having difficulty developing a way to gauge harassment because the cultural differences were so great.  This article gives some insight into what she meant…  Continue reading

Should advocates fudge the truth? Part 1

How far should advocates go in fudging the truth to get attention for their cause?

RETRACTING “MR. DAISEY AND THE APPLE FACTORY”
03.16.2012
[From "This American Life] Ira writes:

I have difficult news. We’ve learned that Mike Daisey’s story about Apple in China – which we broadcast in January – contained significant fabrications. We’re retracting the story because we can’t vouch for its truth. This is not a story we commissioned. It was an excerpt of Mike Daisey’s acclaimed one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” in which he talks about visiting a factory in China that makes iPhones and other Apple products. Continue reading