When Should Leaders Share Information with Their Subordinates ?

@inproceedings{Blanes2007WhenSL,
  title={When Should Leaders Share Information with Their Subordinates ?},
  author={J. M. Blanes and Vidal},
  year={2007}
}
We show that when leaders share some of their information with subordinates, decision making is subject to a motivational bias; leaders make the decisions their subordinates want to see. As this bias increases with the quality of the shared information, an improvement of an organization’s information might even decrease its efficiency. As a consequence, information sharing is not always optimal. We show however that self-confidence can help the leader to overcome his motivational bias, thus… CONTINUE READING
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