From managing diversity to exploring alternative workplaces to debunking myths about compensation, the topics covered in this collection address how to build organizations with judicious and effective systems for managing people. The Harvard Business Review Paperback Series is designed to bring today's managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Here are the landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious business people in organizations around the globe. Articles include: What Holds the Modern Company Together? by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones; Pygmalion in Management by J. Sterling Livingston; Six Dangerous Myths About Pay by Jeffrey Pfeffer; Empowerment: The Emperor's New Clothes by Chris Argyris; How the Right Measures Help Teams Excel by Christopher Meyer; Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity by David A. Thomas and Robin J. Ely; The Alternative Workplace: Changing Where and How People Work by Mahlon Apgar, IV; The Set-Up-to-Fail Syndrome by Jean-Francois Manzoni and Jean-Louis Barsoux; and The Necessary Art of Persuasion by Jay Conger.