Some call it the grapevine; others call it hearsay. No matter what you call it, it can be problematic and distracting yet often a source of valuable information, so I recommend you don’t ignore it. If you arenât talking proactively about issues that are important to your employees, chances are that someone else is.
Talk to Your Managers When Employees are Buzzing About a Crisis
All organizations have a rumor mill. Itâs a natural part of the employee network. And as much as leaders would like to shut it down, you canât. But you can manage it.
Here are 5 easy strategies for managing the company rumor mill: