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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center  Dr. Moonhee Cho, Dr. Sifan Xu, and Dr. Brandon Boatwright researched the factors associated with CEO advocacy and how these factors influence the sense of belonging amongst employees. CEO advocacy occurs when an organization’s top executive embraces or participates in political and social issues. An … Continue reading How CEO Sociopolitical Advocacy Impacts Employees

This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. If the pandemic highlighted one issue, it was the realisation of the importance of leadership communication and connectivity with employees. Providing information at the start was critical. But as the crisis unfolded, gratitude and empathy focused around employee wellbeing became increasingly important (Ruck and … Continue reading Communicative Leadership: A Model Fit for a Post-Pandemic Era

Korn Ferry explored how corporate leaders in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) have evolved during the COVID-19 crisis. Interviews were conducted with over 70 CEOs from across the APAC region from Sept. 2021 – July 2022. Key Findings:1.) The most common themes from the conversations with CEOs were about:— Making bold decisions quickly— Communicating more often and … Continue reading How COVID-19 Changed Leadership in Asia-Pacific

This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study by PwC PwC uncovered the views of public company directors on a variety of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters. A survey of 851 U.S. directors was conducted in October 2021. Key findings include: 64% of directors said ESG factors are linked to their … Continue reading Director Perspectives on ESG

This blog is based on the original journal article published in the Public Relations Journal Summary Effective leadership is a vital necessity and can transform organizational performance. In public relations, executive leaders, especially Chief Communication Officers (CCOs), must be well-rounded in their leadership abilities to move their business forward. The Arthur Page Society suggests the CCO is now … Continue reading What it Takes to be an Executive, According to Female CCOs

This blog is based on the original journal article in the Public Relations Journal A focus on supporting young women during the early-career phase could be the key to advancement of women in public relations. The early career phase—the first five years of full-time employment—is a pivotal phase in one’s career journey that influences their future … Continue reading How to Help Young Women Climb the Corporate Ladder in PR

  This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has made work-from-home a new norm, which will likely continue after the pandemic. Thanks to remote work, it is becoming increasingly common for workplace communication to occur via computer-mediated channels such as email. This study explored how managers’ use … Continue reading Do Emojis Make Leaders More Likeable? The Impact of Emojis On Leader Perception

This summary is provided by the IPR Street Team based on the original journal article in the Journal of Public Relations Education by Dr. Nilanjana Bardhan and Dr. Karla Gower Summary Dr. Bardhan and Dr. Gower explored the role of leaders in bringing about change and how the success of diversity and inclusion efforts are correlated … Continue reading Student and Faculty/Educator Views on Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations

Author(s), Title and Publication Mayfield, J., & Mayfield, M. (2016). The diffusion process of strategic motivating language: An examination of the internal organizational environment and emergent properties. International Journal of Business Communication, 56(3), 368-392. doi: 10.1177/2329488416629093 Summary Leaders can use three major forms of oral communication to enhance employees’ work motivation. The three speech act … Continue reading The diffusion process of strategic motivating language: An examination of the internal organizational environment and emergent properties

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 Simonsson, C. & Heide, M. (2018). How focusing positively on errors can help organizations become more communicative. Journal of Communication Management. 22(2). 179-196. DOI 10.1108/JCOM-04-2017-0044. Summary Error-free organizations result from the communicative process and activity around error management or anticipation so future crises can be detected and moreover, that organizational crisis … Continue reading How Focusing Positively on Errors Can Help Organizations Become More Communicative