Meaning of “open-door policy” in the English Dictionary

"open-door policy" in Business English

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open-door policynoun [ C ]

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HR if a company has an open-door policy, managers are happy to listen to anything that employees want to discuss or to any problems they might have :

We have a complete open-door policy at every level.

ECONOMICS, POLITICS if a country has an open-door policy, it encourages other countries to trade with it or invest in it, and people are free to enter it to live, work, etc.:

No one is advocating an open-door policy.

(Definition of “open-door policy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)