|To: hueyone who wrote (6833)||7/16/2003 2:12:35 PM|
|From: Lizzie Tudor||Respond to of 6974|
|fyi Oracle, the worst corporate citizen in the US imo|
Huge options grants to executives
Oracle has granted Chief Executive Larry Ellison 900,000 stock options, the first major compensation he has received from the company since 2000.
The company also granted 700,000 options each to Executive Vice President Safra Catz and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Henley. Glass added that the grants are all part of the company's normal annual compensation process.
Laying off US workers while shifting whole R&D areas to India
Oracle said it plans to double its work force at its two research centers in India, bringing the total to about 6,000 employees.
Products the poorest quality in the business
Oracle's "simple" product making life tough?
DHL, which is installing financials and purchasing applications in its European, African and 10 other locations overseas, called the process a "struggle," but said Oracle has been quick to respond to the issues.
"We were getting concerned that (the bugs) were going to impact our deployment schedule," said Jeremy Young, former board president of the Oracle Applications User Group, who is overseeing the 11i installation at DHL.