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This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study by PwC PwC studied CEOs’ perspectives on the anticipated trends and threats companies face. A survey of 4,446 CEOs was conducted October – November 2021. Key findings include: Despite rising interest in ESG, strategy is still primarily driven by business metrics. 71% of companies’ long-term corporate … Continue reading CEOs Think Cyber Risks Threaten Growth

While the world is focused on the ‘Great Resignation,’ there is an increased need for communicators and leaders to be mindful of the ‘Great Realization’ – a trend in which employees are re-examining the way they choose their places of work and find professional and personal fulfillment. It isn’t the benefits, salaries, or policies that … Continue reading Five Internal Communications Trends for 2022 and Beyond

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary In a fast-evolving and uncertain business environment, change is an inescapable reality of the modern workplace. One cannot talk about organizational change without mentioning leadership and management. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, executive leaders have found themselves at the forefront of … Continue reading Charismatic Rhetoric: How Top Leaders Navigated Change During COVID-19

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Summary Leaders rely on communicative acts to convey strategic objectives to their followers. Effective communication from leaders significantly impacts employees’ motivation and the overall health of the organization. Drawing from motivating language theory, this study examines how leaders’ oral communication strategies affect organizational authenticity … Continue reading How Leaders Can Promote Organizational Authenticity and Identification with Motivating Language

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center.  Summary Employees expect timely, accurate, and adequate information from their employers during times of crisis or turbulence. Given this reality, employers should prioritize effective internal communication. One strategy employers can use to help employees navigate turbulent times is to communicate in a manner that … Continue reading How Employers Can Help Employees During Crisis

This abstract is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary This study explored whether and how startup leaders in China use motivating language to foster relationships between startups and their employees. Startups are defined as privately-held, small-to-medium-sized enterprises which are less than ten years old and driven by innovation and tech. Because startup … Continue reading Cultivating Relationships with Startup Employees: The Role of Entrepreneurs

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center SummaryIn today’s complex, dynamic, and service-oriented business environment, internally motivated employees have great potential to address organizational challenges and opportunities. Employees who are intrinsically motivated to enhance their overall performance are called “self-leaders.” Instead of being a substitute for external leadership, self-leadership can partner … Continue reading Speaking to the Self: How Motivating Language Links with Self-Leadership

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary Virtual working situations have become the norm for global companies looking to acquire top talent in a global marketplace. Previous research on virtual teams has mostly focused on differences between how leaders of virtual teams and traditional teams use specific communication methods. These … Continue reading How Leaders’ Virtual Communication Can Drive Performance Results

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Resource Center Summary This study aims to answer whether health-promoting leadership and leaders’ skills can improve followers’ job satisfaction and turnover intention. Health-promoting leadership behaviors refer to a mixture of leadership behaviors to promote a healthy workplace for employees. The authors examined the indirect effects of … Continue reading Health-Promoting Leadership and Leaders’ Listening Skills Have an Impact on the Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intention

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Summary Organizational culture is a social glue that holds organizational members together and prescribes how things are understood, judged, and valued in an organization. The affective dimension of organizational culture, known as emotional culture, sets the tone for how members feel. Cultures of joy, … Continue reading Examining the Effects of Internal Communication and Emotional Culture on Employees’ Organizational Identification

Summary When Bill Gates published and copyrighted his bestseller Business @ the Speed of Thought, readers did not protest upon thumbing a few pages in to see that the book was authored “with Collins Hemingway.” Likewise, for Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In (with Nell Scovell) or Howard Schultz’s Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without … Continue reading How CEO “Ghost-Posting” Affects Employee Perceptions on Leadership, Transparency, and Relationships

This blog is presented by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. You need look no further than Brexit to see why effective leadership communication matters. Between them, the heads of the UK’s two main political parties have been described as robotic, opaque, nebulous, indecisive and invisible. Opinion polls say neither’s got what it takes to be … Continue reading It’s Time to Get Real About Authentic Leadership Communication

Author(s), Title and Publication Braun, S., Hernandez Bark, A., Kirchner, A., Stegmann, S., & Van Dick, R. (2015). Emails from the Boss—Curse or Blessing? Relations Between Communication Channels, Leader Evaluation, and Employees’ Attitudes. International Journal of Business Communication, 56(1), 50-81. doi: 10.1177/2329488415597516 Summary Leadership communication is crucial to organizational success as leaders use communication to convey … Continue reading Emails from the Boss—Curse or Blessing?

Author(s), Title and Publication Omillion-Hodges, L. M. & Ackerman, C.D. (2018). From the technical know-how to the free flow of ideas: Exploring the effects of leader, peer, and team communication on employee creativity. Communication Quarterly, 66 (1), 38-57. DOI: 10.1080/01463373.2017.1325385 Summary Creativity in the workplace is often studied and extant scholarship has shown that creativity … Continue reading From Technical Know-How to the Free Flow of Ideas: Exploring Employee Creativity