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    unpakwon is offline Senior Member
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    Default identify...meaning to

    The following in bold is confusing. What does it mean?

    You do not complain about your areas of concern over coffee with a coworker who has no authority to change the situation. You do not identify internal problems externally---meaning to someone outside your organization.

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: identify...meaning to

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    The following in bold is confusing. What does it mean?

    You do not complain about your areas of concern over coffee with a coworker who has no authority to change the situation. You do not identify internal problems externally---meaning to someone outside your organization.

    Thank you.
    I agree. I think the last phrase means this: 'When I say "identify... externally" I mean "identify to someone outside your organization'.

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    Default Re: identify...meaning to

    I see.

    Thank you for the answer.

    Then in the sentence, does "identify" mean "inform" someone outside the organization of the internal problems, or "disclose" internal problems to someone outside the organization?

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    Default Re: identify...meaning to

    You do not discuss internal company problems with a person not employed by the company - an outsider.

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