Senior leaders are grappling with economic headwinds, including prolonged inflation, continued wage pressures, labor shortages, and overall slowing growth. Additionally, according to the most recent Deloitte Well-Being at Work Study, employee well-being continues to decline. To combat these issues and drive growth, it’s imperative that leaders have high-performing teams that work together effectively, produce high-quality … Continue reading No Joke: How Humor at Work Can Propel Culture & The Bottom Line
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center based on the original article in Management Communication Quarterly Summary Organizational communication researchers have studied power, influence, and aggressive communication in superior-subordinate relationships in paid employment settings for many years. Aggressive communication in leader-follower relationships in volunteer and religiously oriented organizations, particularly churches, has received less … Continue reading What Lessons Can Be Learned About Superior-Subordinate Communication from the Catholic Church?
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary Many new employees (newcomers) use social media to understand their organization and accelerate their integration into it. However, the effect of the intensity of social media usage on newcomer socialization—the process through which newcomers acquire the knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes needed to … Continue reading Could Social Media Help in Newcomers’ Socialization?
Topic: Employee Communication Behavior Authors, Title and Publication Park, S. H., Kim, J-N., & Krishna, A. (2014). Bottom-up building of an innovative organization: Motivating employee intrapreneurship and scouting and their strategic value. Management Communication Quarterly. DOI: 10.1177/0893318914541667. Summary Organizational leaders and managers regularly search for ways to make their organizations more innovative, competitive, and successful. … Continue reading Bottom-up Building of an Innovative Organization: Motivating Employee Intrapreneurship and Scouting and Their Strategic Value
Topic: Engagement and Leadership Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Welch, M. (2011). The evolution of the employee engagement concept: Communication implications. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 16(4), 328-346. Summary This essay and research review clarified the concept of employee engagement. The author provided an overview of employee engagement related research and identified stages in the evolution … Continue reading The evolution of the employee engagement concept: Communication implications