The Hartford and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) researched the barriers Black U.S. employees face regarding mental health support in the workplace. A survey of 1,456 employed adults was conducted from April 13 – 17, 2023, and April 28 – May 1, 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 41% of Black employees said their company had an … Continue reading Are Black Employees Lacking Mental Health Support?
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Dr. Hilke Steenkamp and Dr. Ganga Dhanesh examined strategies used by organizations to maintain relationships with employees over remote or hybrid working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers conducted 13 in-depth interviews with communications and human resources leaders from 10 companies in best employer … Continue reading Cultivating Relationships with Employees through Care during Remote Work in a Crisis
This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. When Dr. Shannon Bowen and I started conducting interviews in February of 2020 for a new study on organizational listening, we had no idea that the focus of our study would shift due to one of the biggest health crises of our lifetime. We halted data collection … Continue reading Five Lessons Regarding Organizational Listening & Empathy in Times of Global Pandemic
Topic: Emotional Leadership and Trust Author(s), Title and Publication Jin, Y. (2010). Emotional Leadership as a Key Dimension of Public Relations Leadership: A National Survey of Public Relations Leaders. Journal of Public Relations Research, 22(2), 159-181. Summary One of the most important yet least studied leadership skills is the role of emotion in public relations … Continue reading Emotional Leadership as a Key Dimension of Public Relations Leadership: A National Survey of Public Relations Leaders