Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs

April 4, 2012 in Good Reads

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Last month, Greg Smith, an executive director at Goldman Sachs, resigned from his position via a NYTimes Op-ed article. Here’s an excerpt:

TODAY is my last day at Goldman Sachs. After almost 12 years at the firm — first as a summer intern while at Stanford, then in New York for 10 years, and now in London — I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory of its culture, its people and its identity. And I can honestly say that the environment now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it.

You can read the rest of the piece at the NYTimes website here.

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