Tag: Drive

[Palm’s Employee Retention Handcuffs] Can They Stop the Exit Hemorrhaging?

Palm, the maker of mobile products, is losing talent. Tech journalist Kara Swisher has commented that Palm is a company with nine lives. This, by my count, is number ten. Michael Abbott, SVP of Software, and Caitlin Spaan, VP of Carrier Marketing, have both left Palm. Abbott landed at Twitter. SEC filings indicate that CFO […]

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[Trick or Treat] The Trouble with Incentives

As a senior at Tigard High School, the Prom Queen was selected by a canned food competition between the three high school classes. The goal was to incent students to both show school spirit and bring in canned foods for people who were less fortunate and needed the food to eat to live. Both competitive […]

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