The Wall Street Journal: Nike CEO apologizes to employees for toxic corporate culture

Nike Inc. boss Mark Parker apologized to employees Thursday for allowing a corporate culture that excluded some staff and failed to take seriously complaints about workplace issues, according to people familiar with the matter.

The rare all-staff meeting by the CEO at the sneaker giant’s headquarters follows weeks of turmoil, including the departures of several senior executives and internal complaints of inappropriate behavior.

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Parker spoke in a crowded theater at the Tiger Woods conference center on the Beaverton, Ore., campus. The Nike veteran and CEO since 2006 apologized to those who felt excluded and felt like they didn’t have anyone to turn to about their situation, the people said.

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