A Social Justice and Faith Webzine


by Mark Vernon

"Well, friendship plays no part in the workings of this organization," she declared emphatically. She is the managing director of a medium-sized media company and she meant that it is meritocratic. In her company, no one receives preferential treatment based on affection. Neither is it plagued by cliques or gossip. As for herself, the chief wielder of power, she rigorously enforces the Chinese walls between her work colleagues and personal friends: Never the twain shall meet.


Here is your Premium Membership for complete access to this and every article!

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Views of columnists and bylined feature writers as expressed are not necessarily those of The Social Edge.
Permission to post or reprint articles, interviews, editorials, commentary, and reviews written for
The Social must be obtained from the Publishers.

© 2001-2009 | Articles | Arts & Culture | Columns | Commentary | Editorial | Interviews | Most Recent | Disclaimer | Privacy | Log in