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uber chief business officer to leave company amid turmoil


detroit (ap) — uber chief business officer emil michael is leaving the ride-hailing company just a day before the scheduled release of a report that is expected to recommend notable changes to uber’s culture and management. company spokesman matt kallman confirmed the departure monday. a person briefed on the matter says michael told the staff […]






experts: uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes


uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behavior and hire people who don't — including up to the chief executive — experts say, as the ride-sharing company gets ready to announce significant changes to its culture and management. uber's board has adopted the recommendations of former attorney...






uber fires 20 employees as part of probe into company culture


uber has fired 20 employees in recent months, the company said at a staff meeting tuesday, as part of a wide-ranging investigation of the climate and culture at the popular ride-hailing service.






new uber ceo says company must change to get to next level


uber's new ceo told company employees wednesday that the ride-hailing company must change, and what got it to this point won't get it to the next level.






experts: uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes


uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behavior and hire people who don't — including up to the chief executive — experts say, as the ride-hailing company gets ready to announce significant changes to its culture and management.






freewheeling uber sheds officials, faces more major changes


freewheeling uber faces major change. its board is cracking down, its founder and ceo is stepping away indefinitely, and the company itself is coming to grips with measures intended to reform its toxic culture and aggressive business practices.






freewheeling uber sheds officials, faces more major changes


san francisco (ap) — freewheeling uber faces major change. its board is cracking down, its founder and ceo is stepping away indefinitely, and the company itself is coming to grips with measures intended to reform its toxic culture and aggressive business practices. and it all started when susan fowler, a former uber engineer, posted a […]






uber recruiters find a wall of resistance from women they try to hire


"the company still has so much toxicity," ford said by e-mail. "they would need to change everything about their culture and how they operate to make me want to work there."






uber chief business officer to leave company amid turmoil


uber chief business officer emil michael is leaving the ride-hailing company just a day before the scheduled release of a report that is expected to recommend notable changes to uber's culture and management.






uber ceo travis kalanick takes leave of absence as troubles plague company


uber on tuesday also revealed much-anticipated details from an investigation into its workplace culture, part of the company's effort to move past sexual harassment allegations and other controversies.






key uber executive is out amid ongoing turmoil at the company


senior vice president of business emil michael has left, uber confirmed monday. his departure follows a marathon board meeting in which members discussed results of a months-long probe into the company's culture.






have investors allowed tech founders like uber's travis kalanick to grow too pow


silicon valley knew well the aggressive corporate culture key to uber's global dominance — and all about that culture's downsides. tech workers had seen it in lawsuits filed against the ride-hailing service, candidates turning down jobs at the san francisco company and those fleeing the firm amid...






how could uber make such a huge accounting gaffe? it may have to do with company


to err is uber. that’s the belief of tech industry experts after last week’s revelation that the ride-hailing giant underpaid new york city drivers tens of millions of dollars. they say the gaffe — which uber describes as an accounting error — illustrates the company’s rapid rise and the poor oversight...






board adopts report on uber's culture, silent on ceo leave


uber's board of directors has adopted a series of recommendations about the company's corporate culture from former attorney general eric holder, but it was silent late sunday on whether it would approve a leave of absence for the ride service's embattled ceo.






uber vows to change direction, become more humane company


uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing company's ceo and a disgruntled driver.






as uber fights pr woes, lyft gains in chicago market


will caskey, a ride-sharing driver, said he often hears from passengers who say they dropped uber because of concerns over the company's culture. caskey has dropped uber, too. a political consultant who drives for extra income, caskey used to work for both uber and and its smaller rival lyft, both...






uber vows to change direction, become more humane company


uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company.






have investors allowed tech founders like uber's travis kalanick to grow too pow


silicon valley knew well the aggressive corporate culture key to uber’s global dominance — and all about that culture’s downsides.






uber ceo to take leave, leadership team to run company


the announcement comes as former u.s. attorney eric holder released a list of recommendations to improve uber's toxic culture.






experts: uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes


uber's board has adopted the recommendations of former attorney heneral eric holder, who investigated its toxic culture of harassment and bullying. those will be revealed to employees and made public on tuesday.






ap source: sandberg has no plans to leave facebook for uber


detroit (ap) — at least one well-known person has already taken her name out of the running to be uber’s next ceo. a person close to sheryl sandberg tells the associated press that the facebook chief operating officer has no plans to leave the company. the person requested anonymity because sandberg’s decision is considered a […]






uber to lose its license to operate in london; authorities cite 'deteriorating r


uber's license to operate in london won't be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture. transport for london says the company, whose app is used by 3.5 million...






uber fires more than 20 employees as part of sexual harassment investigation


  uber has fired 20 employees in recent months, the company said at a staff meeting tuesday, as part of a wide-ranging investigation of the climate and culture at the popular ride-hailing service. the report of the firings came from an attorney at the perkins coie law firm, which uber hired to...






uber fires more than 20 employees as part of sexual harassment investigation


uber has fired 20 employees in recent months as part of a wide-ranging investigation of the climate and culture at the popular ride-hailing service, the company said tuesday. the report of the firings initially came from an attorney at the perkins coie law firm, which uber hired to assist in a...






uber sexual harassment allegations are a warning for the tech industry and its '


a former uber employee sent ripples through the tech industry on sunday when she alleged on her personal blog that she’d been sexually harassed while working for the ride-hailing giant, and that the company’s human resources department tried to cover it up. uber chief executive travis kalanick...






keeping ceo job was 1 fight too many for uber's kalanick


travis kalanick's combative personality created the culture that let uber grow from startup to behemoth in just eight years. but under his direction the ride-hailing company had trouble growing up, leading to his downfall.






uber to lose its license to operate in london; authorities cite 'deteriorating r


uber will lose its license to operate in london because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture. the company, which has been beset by a litany of scandals over its management...






uber could go public in 18 months, new ceo tells employees


uber could go public as soon as 18 months from now. that was the news delivered to uber's 16,000-person workforce wednesday by the embattled transportation company's new chief executive, outgoing expedia ceo dara khosrowshahi, according to an employee who attended the meeting. khosrowshahi wasn't...






uber vows to change direction, become more humane company


san francisco (ap) — uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company. the promise made in a conference call with reporters tuesday comes amid a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing company’s ceo and […]






well-known names surface as possible uber ceo candidates


detroit (ap) — uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful ipo. that’s a lot for potential candidates to consider. uber needs a new leader after former ceo and company founder travis kalanick resigned tuesday […]






keeping ceo job was 1 fight too many for uber's kalanick


travis kalanick's combative personality created the culture that let uber grow from startup to behemoth in just eight years. but under his direction the ride-hailing company had trouble growing up, leading to his downfall. kalanick, 40, stepped down late tuesday, saying in a statement that his...






new uber offense alienates more people the company needs


uber has done it again — offended users, that is. after a former engineer said she had been sexually harassed and discriminated against while working at the company, some riders who had been on the fence finally decided to #deleteuber. but uber also may have alienated another key group: talent...






uber said to fire more than 20 employees in harassment probe


uber technologies told employees that more than 20 people have been fired after a company investigation into sexual harassment claims, according to a person familiar with the matter.






uber president jeff jones quits, deepening turmoil


ride services company uber technologies inc [uber.ul] has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president jeff jones, a marketing expert hired to help soften its often abrasive image. jones quit less than seven months after joining the san francisco company, an uber spokesman...






uber executive who worked on self-driving systems leaves the company


an uber technologies inc. executive who worked on the ride-hailing company’s self-driving vehicle program has left the firm. he is the third executive to exit uber in two months. the san francisco company confirmed the departure of sherif marakby, uber’s vice president of global vehicle programs,...