Oracle: The Worst-Governed, Best-Run Company Around

So, basically, Oracle is a horribly governed company, but it seems to be pretty well run. Which inevitably raises some questions about the true value of the standards and practices that go under the label of good governance.

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But it’s hard to get around the reality that, so far, the company’s frequent disdain of good-governance practices has gone hand in hand with spectacular, sustained success. It could be that Larry Ellison knows a few things that the governance watchdogs don’t.

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