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A Culture Exposed: Goldman Sachs’ Employer Branding Debacle

Greg Smith, ex-executive of Global Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs, this week launched a huge parting shot at his former employer, describing the culture as “toxic and destructive”. Not the first time, by the way, I have heard an ex-employee describe his/her previous employer in that way. What is possibly most damaging is the specific language that he claims is used to describe customers, alleging in some instances they are referred to as “muppets”.