When to Disclose an Illness

Karlgaard, Rich
October 2006
Forbes Asia;10/30/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p18
The article presents the author's views on the impact of former Hewlett-Packard Co. chairperson Patricia Dunn's cancer on her judgment. He offers information on Dunn's career background. He comments that the reputation and culture of Hewlett-Packard have suffered as a result of Dunn's poor judgment. He also ponders on the right time to disclose executive illness.


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