CEOs are bloodthirsty slave drivers and the corporations they run are soulless contraptions that exploit the masses:
Morrisville, N.C. —
Yuan Yuanqing, chairman and chief executive officer of fast-growing Lenovo, has not forgotten his roots nor has he overlooked the efforts of the people who have helped make the company the world’s No. 2 PC maker.
Having started at the bottom in Lenovo’s food chain as a salesman peddling PCs across parts of China from his bicycle and risen to the company’s top position, Yang decided to share a $3 million bonus he received for Lenovo’s increasing success with junior-level employees.
After being paid the bonus last month, Yang decided to present what has been called a “Yuanqing special award” – a check worth on average about $300.
Too bad the leaders of Wall Street financial corporations weren’t more like him. A few individuals were, but far too many weren’t.
Too bad the leaders of Wall Street financial corporations weren’t more like him.
Indeed. We can all be more charitable. But the key is to remember that we can’t legislate it.