Alex Kantrowitz bigtechnology.substack.com

Why a Slack backlash is inevitable  ↦

Slack and its counterparts ‘create problems, high-school-type problems,’ one CEO said.

What’s your internal Slack like? Does it fuel “drama” or enable greater collaboration? Both…?

Beyond internal politics, executives are also paying attention to how employees use tools like Slack to organize. Workers at companies like Away, Andela, and the New York Times have recently used Slack to put leadership on blast and leaked those conversations to advance their interests. As Slack spreads, this type of action will spread with it. And even the most open companies are unlikely to tolerate it for very long…

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