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Etiquette at Work

Give the rules you make a sporting chance

By Peter Post
Globe Correspondent / August 5, 2012
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Peter Post writes: Like many people around the world, I was surprised to hear the news about Olympic badminton players, who had already qualified for the elimination round, tossing games in order to get easier opponents in the first round. But as I read more, my surprise turned to frustration—frustration at the failure of Badminton World Federation officials. They failed their sport by not following two of the basic rules of business: Don’t make a rule you won’t enforce, and enforce the rules you do make.

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