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Innovative ideas can make a splash, but entrepreneurs are more likely to create value, change the world, and make profits. Pro or con?
Happy workers will produce more and do their jobs better. Pro or con?
Businesses are more efficient and employees more productive when people work remotely instead of at one central office. Pro or con?
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?
With the economy on the mend, it’s time for more businesses to launch IPOs (initial public offerings). Pro or con?
The international language—the lingua franca for doing business—should continue to be English. Pro or con?
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?
The types of formal yearly performance reviews employers impose on their workers are counterproductive and morale-sapping. Pro or con?
Multi-dimensional organizational design (Matrix) is the best way to restructure a business. Pro or con?
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