Re: Mayer & Telecommuting
@Dave: 100% right on. I was so infuriated reading the coverage of that. I have a hard time believing that any male CEO would have been criticized in the same fashion. In fact, I've heard tales of some CEOs making guests wait ridiculous amounts of time as a sort of alpha-male power play. While it's ultimately her fault, I do have to ask: Where were her trusted team members to make sure that didn't happen?
Don't most CEOs at her level have a possee of support staff to make sure they get where they need to be on time? Where was Mayer's support staff?
I'm not anywhere near her level, but I know I have team members I can trust who would have had the hotel staff banging down my door to make sure I got to that meeting in time. Seems like Mayer was hung out to dry on this one.