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Repairing our broken windows - we need YOUR help!

Background Like other successful Stack Exchange sites, The Workplace gets a lot of questions. This is great! And we have a good-sized group of knowledgable users who answer those questions. This is ...
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What is “legal advice”?

We say that questions asking for legal advice are off-topic (rightly so). I always thought this meant "what should I do in this situation?" (which may also be too localized), or "what exactly does ...
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Too Localized?? Are you kidding me? [closed]

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/2518/did-organizational-anti-patterns-foster-the-penn-state-cover-up Have you ever heard of Harvard Business School Case Studies?? They routinely study ...
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34% Close Rate for Last 50 Questions, ~60% of those mention the reason

I just went through the latest 50 questions on the site. Of those 50 questions, 17 of them (34%) have been closed. Of those 17 questions, 10 or 11 clearly explain the reason the question was closed. ...
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Why was the discrimination question closed, and what needs be done to re-open it?

The question in question is: How can I deal with discrimination against groups of colleagues? To me, it clearly describes a behaviour from management that reeks of discrimination, or at least ...
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What criteria do we need for questions regarding the law/regulations to be allowed?

We have had multiple discussions on what constitutes legal advice here: Are employment law questions off-topic? Defining the on-topic / off-topic line on questions that could be answered by a lawyer ...
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Community 90 Day Edit/Reopen Challenge

The Workplace's question close rate has been oft discussed on meta here. If you've been around here more than a few minutes, you probably are aware of all the words written on the subject, opinions, ...
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Broken Windows Review #5

Welcome to a restart of the Broken Windows Review project. These posts are intended to simplify the cleanup of closed questions. By listing a number of such questions in a single meta thread, users ...
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Why do we close questions which have accepted answers?

I noticed recently while reviewing that several questions with close votes also had accepted answers. What is the point of voting to close a question with an accepted answer?
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Broken Windows for Review Week #1

As part of our efforts to help fix closed questions on our site, below are ten Workplace SE questions posted for community review. We'll leave this post open until Sunday, and then we'll handle ...
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Is it ok to reopen a closed question so that it can be marked as duplicate?

Steven Vascellaro posted the following comment in chat: I'd like to have my question How early should I arrive for a meeting? marked as a duplicate of What's the best time to arrive for an ...
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Broken Windows for Review Week #3

Broken Windows for Review Week #3 As part of our efforts to help fix closed questions on our site, below are ten Workplace SE questions posted for community review. We'll leave this post open until ...
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Ethical Questions Should be Allowed

This suggested edit by Mihai Nicolae was more appropriate as a meta post, so I am adding the content of the edit here for discussion by the community. This was regarding the question "Is a complex ...
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Broken Windows for Review Week #2

Broken Windows for Review Week #2 As part of our efforts to help fix closed questions on our site, below are ten Workplace SE questions posted for community review. We'll leave this post open until ...
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How can I re active my question?

My question had been put on hold: closed as too broad by ... what-is-the-best-way-to-coach-a-junior-in-software-development I've edited the question and then add a comment for the people who closed ...