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Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
Dante’s inferno in world of business
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Dante’s inferno in world of business

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What if Dante was alive today? What might he write about the business world?

What if Dante was alive today? What might he write about the business world?

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  • 1. DANTE’S INFERNO FOR THE BUSINESS WORLD The nine rings of business hell
  • 2. For those of us in business, there’s a hope and a belief that, one day, there will be justice for wrongs done in the workplace. IF DANTE ALIGHIERI WAS ALIVE TODAY, WHAT MIGHT HE WRITE OF THE SINS OF BUSINESS?
  • 3. The Offenders I. Managers who retained incompetent team members II. Team members who intentionally damaged morale III. Those who sold what could not be delivered IV. Consultants who caused more problems than they solved V. Those who blamed others VI. Leaders who perpetuated negative mythologies of others VII.Those who promoted friends and demoted
  • 4. And in Italian: I. I manager che hanno mantenuto membri del team incompetenti II. I membri del team che intenzionalmente hanno danneggiato il morale III. Coloro che hanno venduto ciò che non poteva essere distribuito IV. Consulenti che hanno causato più problemi di quanti ne abbiano risolti V. Coloro che hanno dato la colpa ad altri VI. I leader che hanno perpetuato mitologie negative degli altri VII.Coloro che hanno promosso gli amici e retrocesso i nemici VIII.Coloro che non si sono presi la responsabilità delle proprie azioni IX. Coloro che hanno estorto, imbrogliato, mentito
  • 5. The nine rings of business hell I nove gironi dell’inferno
  • 6. I manager che hanno mantenuto membri del team incompetenti Managers who retained the incompetent THE FIRST RING They shall forever wander through swamps of mediocrity, with the neverending voices of their best people crying “What about us? What about
  • 7. I membri del team che intenzionalmente hanno danneggiato il morale Team members who intentionally damaged morale THE SECOND RING They shall be on the outside looking in.
  • 8. Coloro che hanno venduto ciò che non poteva essere distribuito Those who sold what could not be delivered THE THIRD RING They shall forever be presented with half of everything.
  • 9. Consulenti che hanno causato più problemi di quanti ne abbiano risolti Consultants who caused more problems than they solved THE FOURTH RING They shall forever wander through fields of the fires they started but never put out.
  • 10. Coloro che hanno dato la colpa ad altri Those who blamed others THE FIFTH RING The sound of their own voice will echo their failures.
  • 11. I leader che hanno perpetuato mitologie negative degli altri Leaders who perpetuated negative mythologies of others THE SIXTH RING They shall work for those they denounced. Until retirement. And
  • 12. Coloro che hanno promosso gli amici e retrocesso i nemici Those who promoted friends and demoted enemies THE SEVENTH RING Their friends shall abandon them and their enemies will be promoted.
  • 13. Coloro che non si sono presi la responsabilità delle proprie azioni Those who remained unaccountable for their actions THE EIGHTH RING They shall be audited throughout eternity.
  • 14. Coloro che hanno estorto, imbrogliato, mentito e rubato Those who extorted, cheated, lied and stole THE NINTH RING They will be exposed for who they are.
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