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For RIM, New CEO Is Not Enough
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DrewBoyd
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1/24/2012 | 7:11:58 PM
re: For RIM, New CEO Is Not Enough
Indeed, RIM must re-invent itself. Here's how: http://bit.ly/pP92T0
rpasea
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1/24/2012 | 11:46:15 PM
re: For RIM, New CEO Is Not Enough
A shake up with an outsider like Rubenstein and adopting webOS is one approach. webOS is now open source and Ruby was key in its development. I have several webOS devices and like the UI. The lack of apps is an issue but flooding the market with BBs running webOS would give critical mass.
minzhu
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3/17/2012 | 10:38:22 PM
re: For RIM, New CEO Is Not Enough
RIM has strange culture and self distruct political environment.

In RIM if a new hired person figure out major problem and introduce efficient approach, both manager and his buddy group member will proof their wrong approach works. just like someone point out driving a car is right way, pushing a car is wrong way, then both manager and his buddy group member will hate you, and proof that 3 person can also move the car by pushing it. cheating email will be sent to some vice president, saying like: see, the car moving, pushing a car is a natural part of the process, in order to deny new hired contribution of introducing skill of drive a car, they have to deny merit of driving a car.

It is very strange company culture and strange company political environment, it promote stealing and cheating skill. RIM's management may be a typical instance in MBA course.

This culture deny or steal hardworking team members' contribution/innovation, generate strange political environment, destroy RIM.



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