The answer: yes.
By Laura Vanderkam
FORTUNE -- For a while, working from home was the hip corporate perk. Best Buy got glowing press for its Results Only Work Environment in which corporate employees could work anytime, anywhere. The federal government embraced telecommuting arrangements, in part for the ability to regroup in emergencies, and several studies showed that telecommuting had upsides for performance and retention.
But over the past year, there's been MOREJul 22, 2013 10:37 AM ET
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This week, we turn to a conversation between Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and venture capitalist Peter Thiel on the merits of Google's massive reach and of technology in general.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - May 31, 2013 11:06 AM ET
The sources of corporate failure are often prosaic and avoidable. Nokia's experience is a case in point.May 8, 2013 12:18 PM ET
Are companies changing as fast as the world around us? All too often, the answer is no. It's time to revamp how companies change, and it starts with HR.May 1, 2013 12:30 PM ET
Over the years, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have each carved their own place within the company.
By Miguel Helft, senior writer
FORTUNE -- Larry page loves moon shots, so it's fitting that as CEO of Google (GOOG) he has entrusted the company's most ambitious endeavors -- self-driving cars, for example -- to his closest friend, confidant, and collaborator, Sergey Brin.
Even before they became known as the Google Guys, MOREFeb 13, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Market dominance breeds complacency, arrogance, and reduced innovation. If Apple wants to thrive, it will need to make major changes to its corporate culture.Feb 12, 2013 9:10 AM ET
More companies are looking to have someone around to keep an eye on their culture, but doing it well takes more than just adding an additional office in the C-Suite. By Shelley DuBoisShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Jul 30, 2012 11:28 AM ET
Some of the nation's greatest corporations started with a few people. But when trouble hits, they need to be held accountable to their many shareholders.
FORTUNE -- I don't know about you, but my head is spinning. Google, Wal-Mart, News Corp, Chesapeake Energy. We all know absolute power corrupts, but the apparent level of ethical challenge at these public, founder-controlled companies is mind-boggling.
Worse, these companies not only do damage to themselves MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - May 4, 2012 10:24 AM ET
Google's founders recently announced a new corporate structure designed to perpetuate their grip over the company. Everyone should beware.
FORTUNE -- Google's founders announced a plan designed to perpetuate their ironclad grip on the long-term governance of the company.
With the board's blessing, the company will issue a new non-voting class of shares to existing shareholders. Because the founders currently hold majority-voting rights, the plan does not require that shareholders give their MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Apr 27, 2012 11:52 AM ET
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