Glengarry Glen Ross Questions and Answers
by David Mamet

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What business lesson can we learn from Glengarry Glen Ross? What should be done? What should be avoided?

There are a number of business lessons to be learned from Glengarry Glen Ross. For starters, companies should set up reasonable targets for their team members and equip them with what they need to achieve these targets. Companies need to avoid threatening their staff members with being fired if they do not meet their target.

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A great number of business lessons can be learned from this play, although a lot of them are really no-brainers. One cannot, for example, tell your sales team that whoever performs lowest is going to be fired.

In a roundabout way, this play also provides a reminder that employees should be equipped with the tools and the information that they need to get the job done....

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