Please response to the questions below about the two WSJ articles.
1. Carlos Ghosn Was Too Powerful, Nissan’s CEO Says (updated November 26, 2018) *note: this article was titled “Nissan CEO Calls Ghosn Too Powerful in the November 27, 2018 print edition
a. Carlos Ghosn has been frequently cited as an example of a highly successful cross-cultural leader. However, now that he is facing serious allegations of misconduct, his leadership may be called into question. Should our textbook publisher remove mention of him as an example of a global leader in their next edition? Take a position and provide your reasoning.
*note: Since this article was written, Carlos Ghosn fled Japan and is currently living in exile in Lebanon, attempting to ‘rebrand’ his image. Given Japan’s laws about extradition, it is unlikely he will ever stand trial.
2. Starbucks’ Racial Bias Training ‘Uncomfortable’ and ‘Enlightening’: Employees React (May 31, 2018) *note: This article was titled “Bias Training Left Some at Starbucks Uncomfortable” in the June 1, 2018 print edition.
a. What are the benefits and risks of requiring diversity and/or anti-bias training in organizations?