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Back in the Office, Business Risks in 2022: Readers of CEO Daily Consider

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good morning.

It’s Friday, so a little feedback before Labor Day weekend.

“Unfortunately for leaders, we have two years of data proving that jobs and production have not been impacted[by remote work]. Transparency’ is basically ‘because I said so’, ‘but they mask it with the need for collaboration and feeling part of something. I have family and friends. I don’t need that. ”

Also, the many reactions to Tuesday’s post about a flock of black swans add to the recent business risks. Here is RA:

“It would be great to see what the marginal cost of these risks would be … For example, when I talk to many small business owners, the homelessness problem has led them to hire private security agencies to curb crime. problem.”

MC said:

“When will companies really start thinking seriously about income inequality and wealth inequality, which are the root causes of all these risks? Just rearrange the deckchairs on the Titanic.”

But SP gave it a very different political spin:

“So what do the 2020-2022 period have in common: Biden and his left-wing Socialist government have taken over. deploy a DA, undermine the military, end fossil fuels, and watch the nations after them burn coal.”

I can’t wait for the long weekend. I will be back on Tuesday. More news below.

Alan Murray

top News

Starbucks CEO

Starbucks’ next CEO will be Laxman Narasimhan, a longtime PepsiCo executive and most recently CEO of UK-Dutch consumer goods giant Reckitt, early next month. It will join the coffee chain and will take over from interim CEO Howard Schultz in April. 1. luck

Amazon’s defeat

The U.S. National Labor Relations Board plans to deny Amazon’s challenge to workers’ first union certification. Amazon said it would appeal. Thousands of Amazon employees who work at a Staten Island warehouse have been laid off. washington post

Illumina victory

Illumina has defeated the Federal Trade Commission’s attempt to end its $7.1 billion acquisition of cancer-testing company Grail. The FTC, which could appeal, argued that his acquisition of the biotech company Grail would reduce innovation. The FTC seeks to move beyond the traditional US antitrust concerns of price and output. wall street journal

around the water cooler

The CEO of a publicly traded company was catfished by a 34-year-old Bronx woman targeting other wealthy and high-profile men, according to Bloomberg.

Chinese property developers plunge 87% in first half of 2022, housing market may not have ‘bottomed out’ yet, says Grady McGregor

By Marco Quiroz-Guttierez, crypto entrepreneur accused of masterminding $1 million verification hustle on Instagram

How Elon Musk and ‘Madge’ Discredited Jack Dorsey’s Silicon Valley, by Kylie Robison

California is the first state to mandate electric vehicles. I am now telling the owner not to charge. by Alena Botros

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