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

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    "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."

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    http://huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/28/ron-johnson-broadcasts_n_3348431.html
     
  2. ugahairydawgs macrumors 68020

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    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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