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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Summary Change within the organization is a reality for all employees but has become particularly salient during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizational change (unplanned change in particular) can cause issues and lead to questions and uncertainties for employees, which may affect their relationships with the … Continue reading How to Help Employees Cope During Unexpected Organizational Change

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

Author(s), Title and Publication Binyamin, G., & Brender-Ilan, Y. (2018). Leaders’ language and employee proactivity: Enhancing psychological meaningfulness and vitality. European Management Journal, 36(4), 463-473. doi:10.1016/j.emj.2017.09.004 Summary The continuous pressure for improvement and adaption to technological, structural and strategic changes in the work environment, combined with increasing decentralization, has intensified the need for individual proactivity. Previous … Continue reading Leaders’ Language and Employee Proactivity: Enhancing Psychological Meaningfulness and Vitality