Article written by Megan Reitz & John Higgins
If you are in an influential position, you have probably said words to the effect of “My door is always open.” You likely meant this declaration very genuinely. You might well feel that you are a pretty approachable sort of person and that others feel comfortable coming to you with their issues and their ideas.
This may be true.
But it probably isn’t.
Read the full article here (PDF): HBR – My door is always open