A perspective on front-line engagement from Japan | Opensource.com
Armed with what they've learned at these parties, these inexperienced (but smart) managers begin finding ways they can be helpful. Rather than just announce a plan to make changes, they spend time trying to understand what their employees needto have changed.
On some delicate subjects, I have been more successful holding peer-to-peer, open discussions after those parties. … With that environment and small group size, those discussions have been very successful for me, and I think that environment is the best venue for creative open discussions throughout Japan.