Goldman Sachs’ former recruitment chief has accused it of creating a “culture of bullying” that caused staff to “sob” through meetings and led to him having a mental breakdown.
Ian Dodd, who left the bank in 2021, claimed that Goldman employees frequently “express distress” by crying and that “sobbing through meetings” was common behaviour, according to documents filed in the High Court.
Mr Dodd also alleged that there was a “culture of bullying” at Goldman and that comments such as “take that as your first punch in the face” or references to staff members receiving a “slap” or “punch” were condoned.
There are many investment banks out there. Each with their own specific culture. This on, GS, has long been known for being vile. Well, don’t work there then. Some folk like intense competition. Others don’t. So, have different institutions each with their own culture and allow folk to choose which one to work at……