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    #1

    when / that

    Employees always prefer when their superiors communicate with them in private.

    Employees always prefer that their superiors communicate with them in private.

    What's the difference?

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    #2

    Re: when / that

    I think 'prefer that' is the correct one.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: when / that

    Another way successful people become and stay successful is by managing any employees under them privately and with respect. Employees always prefer when their superiors communicate with them in private.This way you avoid potentially embarrassing someone in front of others and preserve a professional atmosphere.

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    #4

    Re: when / that

    The author left out the word it after "prefer". Please tell us the source of the quotation.
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    Re: when / that

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