The dark side of transparency

Cable, D and Birkinshaw, J (2017) The dark side of transparency. McKinsey Quarterly, 1. pp. 88-95. ISSN 0047-5394


The article discusses the issue of organizational data transparency and mitigating its consequences in a world where transparency in businesses is considered a positive. It discusses the benefits of information sharing withing an organization, but stresses its disadvantages, such as reducing creativity and accountability. The article includes mentions of Zappos, a subsidiary of online retailer Amazon and technology startup Shift.

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Item Type: Article
Subject Areas: Organisational Behaviour
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2019 15:11
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2022 09:49

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