Missed Manners

New Rules

Out: Suit and tie
In: T-shirt and jeans

Out: Two-hour executive lunch
In: Half-hour lunch meeting at McDonald's

Out: Corner offices and cubicles
In: Big, open office spaces with no walls

Out: Mr., Mrs. and Ms.
In: Calling clients by their first names

Out: Water-cooler gossip
In: Pinball tournaments in the corporate game room

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This article was originally published in the October 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Missed Manners.

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