LinkedIn’s CEO Uses This Management Trick To Avoid Feedback Confusion

LinkedIn’s CEO Uses This Management Trick To Avoid Feedback Confusion

Several years ago, a LinkedIn employee told him that when Weiner would offer what he saw as casual feedback about something, like a proposed product update, the team working on it would automatically assume that his off-hand suggestion was an order. His comment would turn into a “massively disruptive fire drill” as the team scrambled to make whatever change they thought their boss required.
Now any feedback from the CEO is designated into one of three categories: one person’s opinion, strong suggestion, or mandate.

http://www.businessinsider.com/linkedin-ceo-jeff-weiner-2014-6?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29

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