A study shows that rumors spread faster and multiply when managers make mistakes that escalate uncertainly into anxiety. Learn a 5-step plan to help you communicate effectively, stifle rumors and reduce anxiety.

In this Quick Take, you will learn:

  • The role managers play in spreading or defeating rumors
  • Why rumors are a symptom of a larger problem – and why you must fix that problem to keep rumors at bay
  • Two critical ingredients that feed the rumor mill
  • How to effectively address a rumor that’s already out there
  • And how to turn rumor mongers into TRUTH mongers.

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