Description: OMAHA — “I don’t know of any company that has a policy that says, ‘We’re going to have a lot more people than we need.’ ” That was Warren E. Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, responding on Saturday to a pointed shareholder question about whether he had abandoned his company’s moral compass by teaming with an investment firm known for ruthlessly cutting jobs.
Source: NYTimes – video report
Date: May 05, 2015
Questions for Discussions:
- What does this report say about Warren Buffett as a leader?
- Do you see any contradictions in his managerial thinking and decision-making?