Airbnb Was Like a Family, Until the Layoffs Started
Source: Erin Griffith
Affiliation: New York Times
In this article, Erin Griffith depicts the conflict that occurred when Airbnb's company culture faced the realities of the global pandemic. Airbnb previously portrayed itself to its employees; however, that vision clashed with the reality of the need to lay off a significant number of employees at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This article explores that tension and the employee reactions to the layoffs.