Improve lateral communication

McClelland, V.A.; Wilmot, R.E.
August 1990
Personnel Journal;Aug90, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p32
Gives advice to companies on how to improve inter-organizational communication. Detrimental factors involved; Managers' responsibilities; Methods; Importance of clear and consistent direction.


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