Gender discrimination is clearly bad ethics. Is it also bad for business? The real question is, in how many different ways is it bad for business? >>>
No matter the outcome, there have been moments during the gender discrimination trial against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers when the venture capital firm has not looked good.
Kleiner Perkins — a venerable Silicon Valley establishment known for a string of early dot-com era hits with investments in Google, Amazon and Netscape — has, during two weeks of trial, had the inner workings of its firm laid bare on the stand.
At times, it has been cringeworthy….