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Freedom of expression in business organisations


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Around the world, we expect democratic governments to allow reasonable freedom of expression, rightly so.

How much freedom of expression do we allow in business organisations? Perhaps it may be unrealistic to expect a ‘Tahrir Square’ in the office, but how often do we hear the CEO/senior management being told by junior staff, “I think there is a better way of doing that”?

If encouraged, this can promote a healthy organisational climate and provide a ‘reality check’ for the CEO/ senior management.


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