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Grapevine

Grapevine- the informal organizational communication network. The grapevine is active in almost every organization. Is it an important source of information? You bet! One survey reported that 63 percent of employees say that they hear about important matters first through rumors or gossip on the grapevine.

Certainly, the grapevine is an important part of any communication network and well worth understanding.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Grapevine
- A vine or climbing shrub, of the genus Vitis, having small green flowers and lobed leaves, and bearing the fruit called grapes.
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