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PostSubject: Harvard Biz School Jew Prof Demands Reparations for Chinese Restaurant "Overcharge"   Fri Dec 12, 2014 3:02 am

Contrast to a few years ago when I went to a Jewish-owned shop where in-store items priced much higher than web price.  Web site indeed noted that bricks-mortar prices not necessarily same as web prices.  Nonetheless confronted owner Schlomo & he immediately got cold, screwed up his face & repeated the "clearly stated on website line".  Another time I went to Jewish wine/cheese store in fruitless search for Vacherin Fribourgeois, noted as superb for fondue.  Their website said they had it, but nope not available.  Neither did store have any Fendant (alpine wine traditionally used for fondue) though at least the help knew of it & pretended to look thru shelves before announcing they were "out of it".



Harvard Business School professor apologizes for e-mail rant over a $4 overcharge


By Elahe Izadi December 10

You’ve already heard about the Harvard Business School professor’s angry e-mails to a Chinese restaurant manager because of a $4 overcharge, right?

Sure you have!

The e-mail exchange got loads of attention after getting published by Boston.com on Tuesday.

In his e-mails to Ran Duan of the Sichuan Garden and the Baldwin Bar, Ben Edelman, an associate professor at the elite business school, demanded a $12 refund, citing the “Massachusetts consumer protection statute, MGL93a, wherein consumers broadly receive triple damages for certain intentional violations.” It is, Edelman wrote, “a serious violation to advertise one price and charge a different price.” He noted that he had referred the matter “to applicable authorities.”

After having seen the matter referred to the court of public opinion, where he has not fared particularly well, Edelman now says he’s sorry for the hubbub.

In an apology  posted Wednesday afternoon on his Web site, Edelman wrote: “Having reflected on my interaction with Ran, including what I said and how I said it, it’s clear that I was very much out of line. I aspire to act with great respect and humility in dealing with others, no matter what the situation. Clearly I failed to do so. I am sorry, and I intend to do better in the future.”

Edelman, who is an attorney in addition to a professor, said that he’s reached out to Duan and plans to personally apologize to him.

Duan manages the bar inside Sichuan Garden’s Woburn location, a restaurant his parents opened in Brookline in the 1990s, according to Boston.com. In his e-mails to Edelman, Duan apologized for the outdated prices on the restaurant’s Web site.

Things got out of hand after that, with requests for refunds and arguments over the disclaimer on the restaurant Web site.

It seemed … a bit much.

“I personally respond to every complaint and try to handle every situation personally,” Duan told Boston.com. “I have worked so hard to make my family proud and to elevate our business.”

The e-mail exchange with Edelman “just broke my heart,” he said.

After the Boston.com story was published, embarrassed Harvard Business School students set up a fundraising page for the Greater Boston Food Bank, noting that “negative stereotypes of Harvard and HBS were reinforced” by Edelman’s e-mails.

The professor’s apology came a day after he wrote to the Boston Globe that he had reached out to town officials, who responded that “they wouldn’t be able to help.”

“I wonder how many consumers were overcharged before I flagged the issue and pressed the restaurant to remove the false statements on its Web site,” Edelman wrote to the Globe.

I wonder how many Harvard professors will cite state statutes when reviewing Chinese takeout orders. After this episode, probably none.
Elahe Izadi is a general assignment national reporter for The Washington Post.
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PostSubject: Re: Harvard Biz School Jew Prof Demands Reparations for Chinese Restaurant "Overcharge"   Fri Dec 12, 2014 1:09 pm

Harvard (i.e., jews) hates asians but loves blacks.

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PostSubject: Re: Harvard Biz School Jew Prof Demands Reparations for Chinese Restaurant "Overcharge"   Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:03 pm

Asians cheat by studying too much.

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21635027-does-university-impose-silent-quotas-against-asian-americans-harvard-under-fire

Of course a Jew is leading the charge for "civil rights" for Asians. Asian lawyers stuck w/crap jobs like rubber-stamping Jewish Torture Programs (Yoo).
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PostSubject: Re: Harvard Biz School Jew Prof Demands Reparations for Chinese Restaurant "Overcharge"   Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:54 am

wag wrote:
Harvard (i.e., jews) hates asians but loves blacks.



What planet are you from?


Everyone at my synagogue hates schwartzers (Nee' Coons). We hate chinks, pakis, spics, etc. And Mr Wag, you are just goyim cattle in my eyes.
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PostSubject: Re: Harvard Biz School Jew Prof Demands Reparations for Chinese Restaurant "Overcharge"   Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:43 pm

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wag wrote:
Harvard (i.e., jews) hates asians but loves blacks.



What planet are you from?


Everyone at my synagogue hates schwartzers (Nee' Coons). We hate chinks, pakis, spics, etc. And Mr Wag, you are just goyim cattle in my eyes.

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PostSubject: Re: Harvard Biz School Jew Prof Demands Reparations for Chinese Restaurant "Overcharge"   Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:53 pm

Hopefully student in photo all go into research rather than practice so there's less opportunity to harm folks. Jeez, what happens when a patient questions Harvard doc? "I'm from Harvard, Mofo! Shut the Hell up!"
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