This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Surprisingly, the concept of employee monitoring has been around for centuries with some of the earliest versions of monitoring capturing the length of time an employee used for lunch or a bathroom break (The Economist, 2022). However, in recent years, the monitoring of employees … Continue reading How Will Employee Monitoring Impact Organizations?
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This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Much of our workplace conveniences are a result of advances in technology. However, more recently, it seems as though technology has opened the door for increased monitoring of employees to guarantee productivity outputs. For example, JP Morgan Chase was recently featured in the news … Continue reading Employee Engagement as an Ethical Imperative →
This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. After reviewing the pieces I have previously written over the years for the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center, mindfulness seems to be a constant theme. I mentioned it when discussing burnout in the workplace. I also introduced the practice as a tool to enhance … Continue reading How to Use Mindfulness to Become a Better Manager and Colleague →
This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center One aspect of employee engagement that is minimally discussed in the public relations literature is employee burnout. Burnout was initially established and investigated in the human resource literature and is conceptualized as the opposite of engagement (Gonzalez-Roma, Schaufeli, Bakker, & Lloret, 2006). Specifically, the Job-Demands-Resources … Continue reading Employee Burnout: The Ethical Problem that Can’t be Ignored →
Think about the last time you were in a situation where you were unsure if the person you were talking to was truly listening to what you had to say. Were you talking to a colleague or maybe a partner or a supervisor? And did their nonverbal cues demonstrate a lack of active listening? How … Continue reading How Do We Learn to Actively Listen? A Challenge to All of Us to be More Present with our Dialogic Partners →
This blog is presented by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. What Practitioners Can Learn from Scholarship to Enhance Internal Communication Strategy Occasionally, academic research has been criticized for being behind what is actually practiced in the workplace. This often occurs because of the technological advancements and changes that happen so quickly. However, when it … Continue reading The Game of Telephone as an Internal Communication Practice →