vertical communication

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noun
communication between senior managers via the middle management to the workforce

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You should try to have good vertical communication so the people at the top are aware of the goings on.

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I did not like vertical communication at all because the message was always distorted when it got to the receiver.

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We prided ourselves on good vertical communication, and as a result the inter-office relations were generally warm and receptive, with everyone feeling as if their opinions mattered.

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