Ron Johnson's Desperate Broadcasts To J.C. Penney Workers

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Negritude, May 28, 2013.

  1. Negritude macrumors 6502

    Jul 14, 2011
    "As sales flagged inside J.C. Penney and employees chafed at constant changes, Ron Johnson, the ill-fated chief executive officer tasked with engineering a turnaround, regularly addressed workers via internal broadcasts that only made him seem distant and out of touch, company insiders told The Huffington Post."

  2. ugahairydawgs macrumors 68030


    Jun 10, 2010
    Ron Johnson came from Apple and JC Penny, from a culture stand point, is about 1/2 a step up from Walmart.

    It was never going to work. He tried to put lipstick on a pig and the pig fought him the whole way.

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