128 posts categorized "Management/Mismanagement"

Ted Olson, Gibson Dunn and Saudi Arabia

it was awkward timing. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:29 PM on October 19, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Why Are Women Such Bad Negotiators? Hint: It's About Lying.

Yes, men and women negotiate differently. And guess who's winning? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:03 PM on October 17, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

How To Keep Associates Satisfied (and Obedient)

Associates are simple, docile, obedient and trainable. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:04 PM on September 4, 2018 in Advice, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (0)

Women and Men Don't Agree on Harassment (Or Anything Else)

What a new survey tells us about how men and women view the world. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:04 PM on August 17, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Is that Lateral Partner a Sexual Harasser?

The Mad Men era is still here. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:08 AM on August 13, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

This Firm Has Gender and Diversity Issues—But It Isn't Hiding Them

Dickinson Wright isn't afraid of disclosing its problems with women and minorities. Why is that? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:07 PM on July 6, 2018 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Can Jones Day Keep It All Locked Up?

Jones Day is trying very (too) hard to keep all documents under wraps in this juicy sex discrimination case. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:58 PM on July 5, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Jones Day Is Secretive About Why It's Secretive

What is Jones Day afraid of? Revealing its secret sauce? Revolt within the ranks? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:34 PM on July 2, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Ladies, Why Do You Put Up with the Black Box?

I know, some of you'd rather stick your head in the sand. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:39 PM on June 28, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Ex-Chadbourne Partner Kerrie Campbell Is Ready to Speak

What would you expect from the woman who called her firm, "an all-male dictatorship"? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:13 PM on April 23, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (0)

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