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Should bank employees see blogs?

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October 24, 2005

Should bank employees see blogs?

Stephen Baker

This Wired article, already making the rounds on the blogs, talks of banks and finance companies that are working to keep employees from blogging or even reading blogs on the job. Message to employees: We don't trust you.

No doubt employees waste plenty of time on Web sites. I confess that I have. But I suspect these banks are blocking sources of new ideas and innovations. Are there important or insightful financial and management blogs out there that these employees should be seeing?

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If innovation could come from employees blogging on company's time, policy should be set aside just for this.

Posted by: Donny Harry at October 24, 2005 06:41 PM

Those companies blocking their employees should read the Cluetrain Manifesto at

Posted by: David Daniels at October 24, 2005 08:27 PM

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