> I don't believe that my comment reached the level of slander. Slander implies that I'm lying about them. I'm commenting on their behavior. Perhaps in UK and other places this might be considered slander. Libel laws in the US are a lot more relaxed. We can actually call people out on their behavior and not get sued for slander/libel.
My statement was not dependent on your level of liability in different jurisdictions. I think comparing them to Oracle is unfair.
>Bob Sutton's book "The No Asshole Rule" discusses the fact that assholes in leadership can result in asshole poisoning. People become assholes because of the environment generated by their leaders.
Yes. If a company fails it is because of management. This is obvious.