It’s no secret that WeWork, the brain child of disgraced businessman Adam Neumann, has been plagued by the ghosts of its former controversies. Behind the company’s initial façade of success hid a toxic leadership culture that plagued employees, including some extremely morally questionable actions undertaken by Neumann.
Topping the long list of allegations made against the firm include sexual harassment lawsuits, a culture of encouraged binge drinking, extreme mishandling of company assets, a culture of fear and a history of random, and sometimes mass, firings. In fact, so infamous is the company’s story, that it was recently made into a TV series in which Neumann was played by none other than Jared Leto.
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