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1. Why might subordinates filter and distort information about problems and performance shortfalls when communicating with their bosses? What steps can managers take to eliminate filtering and information distortion? Hearing good news can always be great, even hearing bad news can be beneficial so you are aware and know the changes you need to make for the future. However, some do not take kindly to bad news or hearing something negative they have done. I feel that in some cases you should use the same method for adults that you use on children, that is sharing something positive to go with a negative, so it weighs out evenly. If you share to much negative, it is likely they may not work as hard which can cause a problems. 2. Why do some managers find it difficult to be good listeners? Explain. Managers play a busy role when it comes to companies which take a fair bit of time, not allowing them to focus and take the time they need, that could cause a
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