Gone are the days where department heads were the only bridge between departments. Or are they? Many small businesses seem to model their processes after bigger companies, in the hopes that they'll grow into them. But there are good reasons why lateral communication is good for your startup or small business.




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Written by tiroberts
587 days ago

I agree with this article and think that many companies could really benefit from putting more effort into lateral communication. I also agree with Lyceum, which companies do you think have the best lateral communication?



Written by lyceum
592 days ago

Could you mention some companies that are using lateral communication throughout their organizations? One of the biggest problems with traditional communication is that you get the "silos" structures with walls between the different departments. A real supply chain workflow system could fix this problem.



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