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42. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 12, 2011, 10:34 Verno
 
I'll agree with that, but what I'll say instead is that the corporate greed and stupidity you speak of manifests itself in the form of the proliferation of MBA's in corporate America to the detriment of people who do actual work.

At my old company most of the MBAs basically were on permanent lunch or "business meetings" which were of course with like minded colleagues except when they were on their blackberries or playing online poker. This didn't stop them from bitching while things went down the tubes because the company stopped firing on almost every cylinder - everything from sales to HR to retail suffered from it. All the while collecting ridiculous compensation and benefits packages. This wasn't a unique experience sadly, I've been through it before.
 
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