Good Ideas in the Boardroom Sometimes Aren't So Great in Real-Life

Techdirt: Junk-Mail Firm Straps GPS Devices To People Handing Out Pamphlets. The idea is that the company will be able to track pretty much every step their worker-bees take in the course of their day.

And, as you might expect, the worker-bees absolutely freaking hate it. Their morale drops through the floor, they feel like Big Brother is sitting on their shoulder.

While this may have seemed like a good idea in the boardroom, implementing it in reality means that people will feel like cattle and be completely disinclined to work for you at all.

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