Workplace betting pools, which flourish during college basketball's March Madness competition and are perceived as a harmless way of boosting employee morale, should be dumped on the ash heap of business history.
While we're at it, let's get rid of other collective on-the-job gambling campaigns, including employees pitching in to buy lottery tickets, running and betting on fantasy sports leagues or purchasing weekly football game squares, including the Super Bowl.
Go ahead, say it: "Cripes, what a killjoy."
Admonishment duly accepted.
To me, workplace wagering is not all fun and games. Despite its growing popularity, a strong argument can be made that...