Apart from taking one’s business ahead and dealing with the complications that come along with it, inculcating a healthy work culture is also extremely important.
Recently, Alibaba Group boss Jack Ma received flak on social media for promoting a 12-hour-a-day and six-days-a-week work routine for success.
Hard Work Or Hostility?15 Apr, 2019Jack Ma recently faced flak for his blog post endorsing the tech industry’s overtime culture.
The 54-year-old encouraged employees to embrace the overtime culture if they wished to flourish in the tech world.
The 47-year-old, whose employees have reported incidents of extreme yelling, allegedly fires any employee who comes his way on a bad-temper day.
The top boss doesn’t mince his words, and the e-commerce giant has gained a reputation for having a ruthless work culture.
In 1997, three years after launching the company, in a letter to the shareholders, he had revealed that while interviewing prospective employees he always tells them, “You can work long, hard, or smart, but at Amazon.com you can’t choose two out of three.