August 09, 2012
Imagine what a great place the working world could be without these dumb, stupid rules.
It’s hard to imagine that the Olympics would have some dumb, stupid rules, but if this world-class organization can have some, it's not a stretch that companies have them, too.
U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber, the reigning world all-around gymnastics champion, cried when she failed to make it to the women’s all-around finals. I can’t say I blame her. Wieber didn’t qualify because of the two-per-country rule, which prior to 2004 was the three-per-country rule. The rule states that no more than two gymnasts from any country can qualify for the all-around finals, regardless of their score. More
Matuson, R. (July 31, 2012). The 4 Dumbest Rules That Will Kill Your Company's Culture. Retried August 9, 2012 from http://www.fastcompany.com/1844194/4-dumbest-rules-will-kill-your-companys-culture