‘Tis the season to be reasonable. So should we axe the Christmas party? Posted by Lou Smyrlis

The CBC, American Express and Pacific Newspaper Group are doing it. It’s no surprise that Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital are doing it too. But so are Viacom, ABC News, Hearst, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Adidas.

What are all these famous companies, and many …