Debates by Category: Management

February 28, 2012

Entrepreneurship Outperforms Innovation

Innovative ideas can make a splash, but entrepreneurs are more likely to create value, change the world, and make profits. Pro or con?

February 22, 2012

Employee Happiness Matters More Than You Think

Happy workers will produce more and do their jobs better. Pro or con?

January 30, 2012

Forget the Office: Let Employees Work from Home

Businesses are more efficient and employees more productive when people work remotely instead of at one central office. Pro or con?

September 9, 2011

Bring on the Egalitarian Workplace

Networked organizations—in which all employees share responsibilities and work as a group of equals—have a better chance of success than those with traditional hierarchies. Pro or con?

June 29, 2011

Go Public or Go Home

With the economy on the mend, it’s time for more businesses to launch IPOs (initial public offerings). Pro or con?

May 23, 2011

English Means Business

The international language—the lingua franca for doing business—should continue to be English. Pro or con?

February 9, 2011

Boards of Directors Need Quotas for Women

Countries around the world should follow Norway’s lead and require corporations to allot a certain minimum percentage of board seats to women. Pro or con?

April 22, 2010

Annual Performance Reviews Underperform

The types of formal yearly performance reviews employers impose on their workers are counterproductive and morale-sapping. Pro or con?

August 7, 2009

Matrix Is the Ladder to Success

Multi-dimensional organizational design (Matrix) is the best way to restructure a business. Pro or con?

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