The New York times continues to focus on the role of Western consulting companies in aiding authoritarian countries. In their most recent piece centered on McKinsey & Company, they again turn to Professor Calvert Jones for her insights.1 Dr. Jones lays out how the perverse incentive structures within these firms ultimately breed complacency and self-censorship, even among the most well-intentioned recruits.
For more information, please read "How McKinsey Has Helped Raise the Stature of Authoritarian Governments."
If you are interested in Prof. Jones's work generally, keep your eye out for her upcoming Washington Post Monkey Cage article on the role of dystopian fiction in influencing young people’s political attitudes. As always, we will keep you updated via our platform.
1. See our previous news posting for more information on the last article she was cited in.