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This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center (OCRC) “Now more than ever, decision-makers can’t act alone; they must bring diverse perspectives to the table and ensure that those voices are fully heard” (Fletcher et al., 2023, para 2). Dissent originates from the Latin dissentire, meaning “feeling apart” (Kassing, 1997). “Dissent” in … Continue reading How Can Organizations Manage Employee Dissent?

mentally safe at work

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Mental Health America studied the state of employees’ mental health and well-being in the U.S. and analyzed best practices for mentally healthy work environments. A survey of 25,948 workers across 17 U.S. industries was conducted in 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 76% of respondents said … Continue reading Majority of U.S. Workers Feel Emotionally and Mentally Safe at Work

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Dr. Dejun Tony Kong and Dr. Liuba Y. Belkin examined how the feeling of being neglected by employers could bring negative implications on employees’ organizational citizenship behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic. A four-wave survey of 111 employees across 40 states in the United States … Continue reading How Feeling Neglected Impacts Employees’ Relationships and Feelings Toward Work