In the modern workplace, companies increasingly encourage transparency with employees. For example, by keeping staff up to date on dynamic situations like COVID-19 impacts to the company, economic concerns, or even potential layoffs, companies can avoid stirring up the rumor mill or creating additional anxiety.
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Similarly, we’ve written before that providing staff with some broader context about assignments can help them perform better because they’ll have a better idea of where their task fits in with the larger goal.
Avoiding the Potential for Overwhelm
But, while there are certainly benefits of providing ample information,