I have always had an open-door policy. Except now, I work in an open office and have no door – or desk – so it’s now more of a “grab-a-chair-and-sit-here” policy. It works for me. People know where to find me or they send an IM asking where I am today. Sometimes it’s about a situation they are dealing with and they want to discuss options, other times it’s to ask me about something they know I had been involved with previously.
Once, in one of our manufacturing plants, where I was the HR Manager for the facility, I guy