Thursday, July 15, 2021

Netflix fired three senior marketing executives for criticizing bosses over Slack

Hollywood Reporter:

Apparently, the executives in question thought the messages were private. An insider says an employee stumbled across several months’ worth of these messages and reported it. 


The episode is a window into Netflix’s unusual culture, which calls for radical transparency.


paradoxically, the executives might have been better off speaking about their complaints more openly. “If you vent [there], you do it very publicly,” this person says. As for grumbling among a smaller group, “’s a firing offense because it’s destructive to the fabric of the company.”