horizontal communication



Information exchange between departments or functional units as means of coordinating their activities.

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  • Management strictly advised all the employees not to send personal messages through horizontal communication, failure to comply will result in possible termination.

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  • Their business was a model for horizontal communication as all information seemed to pass seemless throughout the company and they rarely had to worry about anyone not being informed.

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  • You should try to have good horizontal communication so that you can always get in touch with the people you need.

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