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The power of change

Ergo founder and chief executive John Purdy has never been afraid to tear down healthy operations and rebuild them to better serve the firm’s purposes

1st May, 2010

For many employees, the worst part of the recession is the uncertainty about the size of their pay packets and the security of their jobs. But not at Dublin IT firm Ergo. At the end of every month, John Purdy, Ergo’s founder and chief executive, gathers his staff and tells them exactly how things stand.

He tells them how much money the company is making, what deals it has won, what deals fell...

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