What about the rest of it?
All of culture has changed, including that of business.
It fascinates me how everyone has focused on attire. I admit, that was the subject line, but how about some of the other things:
The company reciprocated by providing private offices for everyone, literally everyone. All offices were carpeted and included a glass-paneled wooden door, handsome wooden desk, chairs, clothes closet, built-in wooden filing cabinets, and a coat stand.
Fair Thought and Speech:Don't Act Superior; Don't Be Too Positive; Don't Be Unfair; Don't Bluff; Don't Carry Tales; Don't Snap, Don't Scowl.
If now our letters fall short either as tools of thinking or as tools of communicating, they are just so much sand in the wheels of our common effort. Ill judgments, misunderstandings, ruffled tempers, ill will, and frustration -- these are the fruits of careless writing."
As far as "sense of entitlement," I wonder if the new hires at CF Braun just expected, like they expected the sun to come up the next day, that if they worked hard and kept their noses clean, that they could retire from CF Braun, with a pension.