The 21st century offers many challenges to every one of us. As more firms go global, as more economies interconnect, and as the Web blasts away boundaries to communication, we….
What would youhave done if you were Frank?
A few days before the end of the term of a two-year NDA (nondisclosure agreement) he signed witha startup company related to a possible patent, Frank interviewed with another startup and divulgedinformation covered by the agreement. The interview had been scheduled for a week later, in whichcase it wouldn’t have been an issue, but had been moved up when another job applicant dropped outand the company had an opening for an earlier interview. Frank reasoned that he had met the spiritof the NDA, and a few days early wouldn’t really matter. Besides, as it turned out, the company heinterviewed with wasn’t interested in that information, although they did hire him. What would youhave done if you were Frank?