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Old 11-25-2009, 10:48 AM   #18
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Default Re: GM May Complete Saturn Shutdown by the End of March, Not October 2010 as Previous

Originally Posted by Kooler King View Post
They call it "early retirement" when forced-out and otherwise retirement eligible. Jill gets an extra financial incentive to retire early if she agrees to go "quietly" ... both parties then save face in the public eye.
When you're an accomplice to gross mismanagement of a multi-billion dollar brand into the toilet, I guess saving that last shred of face is important.

A case study in why it might be better to hop off the gravy train early if you have no real authority to do your job.

Rick Wagoner also got off pretty easy considering that he actually had the authority and the stick when this plane was flown into the ground.

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts, but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. -Frank Herbert-


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