This summary is provided by the IPR Digital Media Research Center PwC analyzed how artificial intelligence (AI) will change how business is conducted in 2024. A survey of 1,026 U.S. executives was conducted from Aug. 16 – Sept. 13, 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 73% of U.S. companies have already adopted AI in “at least some” … Continue reading How AI Will Impact Business in 2024?
PRWeek and Cision explored the evolution of the communications industry including changes to budgets and digital strategy. An online survey of 427 senior-level communication professionals was conducted in the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, U.K., Australia, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore from Sept. 5 – Oct. 12, 2023. Respondents worked either in-house or at an … Continue reading Navigating Change for Communications in 2024
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Dr. Hilke Steenkamp and Dr. Ganga Dhanesh examined strategies used by organizations to maintain relationships with employees in remote or hybrid workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers conducted 13 in-person or online in-depth interviews March – May 2022 with communications and human resources … Continue reading How to Build Relationships with Employees in Times of Crisis
This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Formal organizations are considered the central institutions of modern society. We exist with and through them as they organize and structure our life from the beginning through to the end. New technology has created different challenges for all types of organizations. On the one … Continue reading Understanding How Internal Communication Affects Life Satisfaction
This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion McKinsey & Company launched its fourth comprehensive global report on diversity, “Diversity Matters Even More” that investigates the relationship of diversity with financial performance, environmental and social impact, employee satisfaction, and business growth. The report reviewed publicly available data from 1,265 companies across … Continue reading Why Diversity Matters More than Ever
This summary is provided by the IPR ESG & Purpose Research Library APCO Worldwide analyzed differences in opinion on how to address climate change as an “emergency” across the globe. An online survey of 24,300 adults was conducted from Aug. 15–23, 2023 across 39 countries with an average of 600 respondents per market. Key findings include: … Continue reading Is Climate Change a Top Concern Worldwide?
PRovoke Media examined communications executives’ perspectives on their organizations’ communication plans and internal strategies across Asia-Pacific. Surveys of more than 120 senior in-house communication executives across Asia-Pacific were conducted during the second quarter of 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 66% of respondents did not report receiving any backlash from key stakeholders regarding their ESG agendas. … Continue reading ESG Emerges As Key Driver For Empowered Asia-Pacific Comms Leaders
This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Dr. Hilke Steenkamp and Dr. Ganga Dhanesh examined strategies used by organizations to maintain relationships with employees over remote or hybrid working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers conducted 13 in-depth interviews with communications and human resources leaders from 10 companies in best employer … Continue reading Cultivating Relationships with Employees through Care during Remote Work in a Crisis
This summary is provided by the IPR Digital Media Research Center. Rachel Son and colleagues analyzed whether audiences were as satisfied with machine-generated script narratives (bot narratives) as they were with scripts written by humans. An online survey of 260 U.S. adults was conducted in May 2023. Key findings include: 1.) Participants’ levels of narrative … Continue reading Do People Prefer Scripts Written by Humans or AI Better?
Fueled by advances in digital tools and artificial intelligence (AI), public relations is transforming into a data-driven practice. Communicators must curate, analyze, and draw insight from disparate streams of data to inform decisions relevant to organizations and society. This rapid evolution demands an equally quick adaptation from communicators, who have indicated they want more training … Continue reading How to Foster Discovery and Innovation Through Data Among PR Teams
This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Dr. Kati Tusinski Berg and Dr. Katharine E. Miller examined how women leaders in the public relations industry advanced diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts and empowered their organizations. In-depth qualitative analysis of publicly available statements from 70 female honorees named to PRWeek’s “Women … Continue reading How Female Leaders Advance DEI by Empowering Employees
This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center How do organizations get in contact with clients and staff during a cyber-attack? And how do they keep up urgent operations? We know from research and practice that one of the main challenges during a cyber-attack is the loss of internal and external communication … Continue reading Cyber-attacks and Internal Communication in Organizations