Tagged: mood in the middle

When Company Supervisors and Managers Engage in Misconduct

We all know the phrase – “A fish rots from its head.”  A perfectly accurate statement as to how corporate culture can suffer from leadership failures or C-Suite misconduct.  But there is much more to corporate culture than just what happens in the C-Suite.  Day-to-day events throughout the company can infect a corporate culture as well.  A well-oiled machine means that corporate leadership establishes ethical...

Who is Responsible for a Company’s Mood in the Middle? – the Wells Fargo Fiasco

Lauren Connell, Managing Associate at The Volkov Law Group, joins us again for a posting on the Wells Fargo scandal.  Lauren can be reached at lconnell@volkovlaw.com. Wells Fargo’s cultural tone is not easily segregated between “top,” “middle” and “bottom.”  Despite the recent cross-selling scandal, in which the CFPB led an enforcement action whose fines total a whopping $185 million, Wells Fargo’s CEO John Stumpf reluctantly...