The corporate way is to hide, pretty much everything. Managers hide their reasons “why” simply because they can. HR hides behind “precedent” and hundreds (or thousands) of made-up rules and “policies.” Executives hide themselves physically in sequestered offices and behind thick mahogany doors. And companies especially feel the need to hide financials because it gives their top execs the freedom to keep doing just moderately unscrupulous things — not big illegal things (usually), just things that would strike the normal person as kind of… gross, if they were ever to stop and look.

But what we often miss is this isn’t just about individuals “behaving badly”…



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