Leadership, feedback, and the open communication gap

Leanne E. Atwater, David Waldman

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1 Scopus citations


The topic of leadership has grown in importance, and how and when managers communicate is critical to their effectiveness. This book provides insight for managers to understand the feedback and open communication processes. it suggests guidelines for how and when managers should engage in negative feedback and open organizational-level communication with followers, including when such feedback and information should not be shared. it also adds to the existing knowledge base pertaining to open communication on the part of managers.

This book will be of value to managers and practitioners involved in the practice of leadership as well as for courses on leadership, organizational behavior, human resource management and organizational communication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages164
ISBN (Electronic)9780203810101
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)


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