Team collaboration tools have been a shiny new tool for businesses, but their allure may already be fading.
Ever tried driving a car without gas? How about cooking without heat? Doesn’t work, right? Without power to fuel them, they’re impossible.
Uncertainty is bad for business. Few people thrive when they are feeling nervous and insecure. Most of us work best when we have a clear picture of where our organization is heading and what we need to do to contribute.
Extreme weather events are becoming commonplace across the world.
Floods, hurricanes and snowstorms inflict serious damage to lives and property.
For businesses, being prepared is the best insurance to minimize the damage.
Virtual call centers are one of the growth areas in modern organizations.
Their popularity has grown out of a business need to improve efficiencies, streamline operations and generate positive ROI.
Internal communications is coming of age.
Far from being a function carried out by a sole person in only the largest of organizations, it’s now recognized as a critical business discipline.
Staff would rather communicate with their immediate supervisor than any other level of management.
This is particularly true during uncertain times.
Staff may start to distrust the ‘corporate mouthpieces’ such as the intranet, and turn to their managers for interpretation.
Gone are the days when internal communications were an afterthought, comprising a quick email sent to all staff - job done. Nowadays, internal communications are regarded as a critical function. There’s a wider appreciation about its impact, and a deeper understanding of what does and doesn’t work.
An exclusive guest article by leadership and communication specialist David Grossman, founder and CEO of renowned consultancy The Grossman Group.
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