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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center based on the original study. An Integrated Framework for Exploring the Impact of Leadership Communication on Employee Trust During Disruptive Crisis Times Dr. Linjuan Rita Men and colleagues explored CEO leadership communication during crises. Using an emerging framework of transparency, authenticity, empathy, and optimism … Continue reading How does Leadership Communication Impact Employee Trust during Crisis?

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. AXIOS examined the challenges workplaces have regarding internal communication. Two online surveys of 1,035 employees and 414 leaders were conducted in November 2023. Key findings include: –Top communication challenges for leaders and employees include:    –Evolving their communication strategy for growing teams and hybrid … Continue reading What are the Top Internal Communication Challenges?

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The Grossman Group and The Harris Poll analyzed how organizations are communicating internally about the Middle East conflict and its implications on how leaders address future issues. A survey of 2,154 American employees was conducted Oct. 24 – 26, 2023, and Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, 2023. An additional survey of 118 Internal and senior … Continue reading Majority of U.S. Employees Say they are Affected by Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

This blog is provided by the IPR Cision Insights Fellowship The Roe v. Wade reversal led to a series of ongoing protests both in support of and against abortion. The discourse put every company that does business in the U.S. in a tricky situation: determining how to strategically respond to this issue without offending their … Continue reading What Should Be Considered When Companies Weigh in on Controversial Social Issues? Takeaways from Companies’ Reactions to Roe V. Wade Reversal

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary A critical objective of organizations’ crisis communication is to cultivate a motivated and engaged workforce despite adversities. To enhance organizations’ internal crisis communication practice, this study examined how leaders’ motivational communication can facilitate employees’ crisis coping and promote employees’ organizational engagement. More specifically, … Continue reading How Leaders’ Motivational Language Enhanced Employee Engagement During COVID-19

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