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Re: Who Really Runs Home - Who Has the Real Power?

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HOPPER_34 wrote:

This is actually an interesting question. Considering the platform is based in the EU, I wonder if you would get a specific answer on their forums? I doubt it, but you never know. Unfortunately, I feel pretty certain that you will never get an answer from a "Sony official" on these forums. NA is simply the money-making region of an EU based platform. I'm guessing details about ownership, management hierarchy or whatever else you might call it, are convoluted for a reason. For one, it keeps any one person out of the public crosshairs when it comes to failures.


Although the question is not answered, your reply is in the ballpark.. 

 

That's a constructive reply..



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  • Who Has the Real Power? Sony Corp.
  • Does the Community Manager? No, we cover much more than Home, but do not "run" Home.
  • Do the MODs? Same as above about CMs
  • Is it the community? Here on the forum or other forums? Indirectly, yes. Particularly if you are SCE stockholders
  • Does the DEVs run it? No, but they impact business quite a bit
  • Is it beyond all the above? Somewhat.
  • I never had any say in anything to do with Home. Sure you  did, by your purchases (or lack thereof) and forum activity.
  • Names? Companies? Divisions? SCEI, ultimately.
  • Im not asking for Home board and CEOs thats well known. There's a Home Board?
  • Still who makes the decisions regarding to Home? Depends on the decision.
  • What if a Manager from McDonald's could do the same job. Unlikely, but nothing is impossible.  I don't personally know every McD's manager.
  • Im talking about who is the crew, I say that now cause its a plural........ That OWNes PSHOME? No one "owns" PlayStation Home.

 

If you absolutely need a single name of who is "king of the hill" for PlayStation Home: Kaz Harai, CEO of Sony Corporation.

 

But, like some in this thread have indicated, you might have gotten a more direct answer if you told folks why you needed to know.  As it stands, that's the best I can offer.  Sorry.

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Tempest is special. Nice to have a manager interact with the community on a level like this. Thank you. 

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Tempest_Fire wrote:
  • Who Has the Real Power? Sony Corp.
  • Does the Community Manager? No, we cover much more than Home, but do not "run" Home.
  • Do the MODs? Same as above about CMs
  • Is it the community? Here on the forum or other forums? Indirectly, yes. Particularly if you are SCE stockholders
  • Does the DEVs run it? No, but they impact business quite a bit
  • Is it beyond all the above? Somewhat.
  • I never had any say in anything to do with Home. Sure you  did, by your purchases (or lack thereof) and forum activity.
  • Names? Companies? Divisions? SCEI, ultimately.
  • Im not asking for Home board and CEOs thats well known. There's a Home Board?
  • Still who makes the decisions regarding to Home? Depends on the decision. What does that mean?
  • What if a Manager from McDonald's could do the same job. Unlikely, but nothing is impossible.  I don't personally know every McD's manager. Why not?
  • Im talking about who is the crew, I say that now cause its a plural........ That OWNes PSHOME? No one "owns" PlayStation Home.

 

If you absolutely need a single name of who is "king of the hill" for PlayStation Home: Kaz Harai, CEO of Sony Corporation.

 

But, like some in this thread have indicated, you might have gotten a more direct answer if you told folks why you needed to know.  I thought the questions I asked were direct and nobody on the Home staff wanted to answer til now.As it stands, that's the best I can offer.  Sorry.


Respect you spoke up as Manager... BTW what other tasks does the Home Manager do? Since you brought that up..



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Your patronage does not entitle you to private information. A Corporation is not a democracy, although your patronage and the service provider's interest in marketability does afford you a forum for expression.

At the core of the OP's sentiment, it is apparent you feel unheard. It is up to question, "what is a reasonable expectation".

The only reasonable expectation with a consumer/corporate exchange is one where you receive, upon payment, the product or service advertised.

Anything beyond that is possible unreasonable.

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Aeryn_James wrote:
Your patronage does not entitle you to private information. A Corporation is not a democracy, although your patronage and the service provider's interest in marketability does afford you a forum for expression.

At the core of the OP's sentiment, it is apparent you feel unheard. It is up to question, "what is a reasonable expectation".

The only reasonable expectation with a consumer/corporate exchange is one where you receive, upon payment, the product or service advertised.

Anything beyond that is possible unreasonable.

Take care.

Thats what I'd say if I was TROLLING

 

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I stated clear facts. If that is trolling, all hope is lost.
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Re: Who Really Runs Home - Who Has the Real Power?

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Tempest_Fire wrote:
  • Who Has the Real Power? Sony Corp.
  • Does the Community Manager? No, we cover much more than Home, but do not "run" Home.
  • Do the MODs? Same as above about CMs
  • Is it the community? Here on the forum or other forums? Indirectly, yes. Particularly if you are SCE stockholders
  • Does the DEVs run it? No, but they impact business quite a bit
  • Is it beyond all the above? Somewhat.
  • I never had any say in anything to do with Home. Sure you  did, by your purchases (or lack thereof) and forum activity.
  • Names? Companies? Divisions? SCEI, ultimately.
  • Im not asking for Home board and CEOs thats well known. There's a Home Board?
  • Still who makes the decisions regarding to Home? Depends on the decision.
  • What if a Manager from McDonald's could do the same job. Unlikely, but nothing is impossible.  I don't personally know every McD's manager.
  • Im talking about who is the crew, I say that now cause its a plural........ That OWNes PSHOME? No one "owns" PlayStation Home.

 

If you absolutely need a single name of who is "king of the hill" for PlayStation Home: Kaz Harai, CEO of Sony Corporation.

 

But, like some in this thread have indicated, you might have gotten a more direct answer if you told folks why you needed to know.  As it stands, that's the best I can offer.  Sorry.


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