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A New Model for Employee Communication, Part 9: Vision/Mission

A New Model for Employee Communication, Part 9: Vision/Mission

This is the latest installment in a series of posts exploring a new model of employee communication, one designed to deliver measurable results that demonstrate the impact on the organization in ways that matter to leaders. In this post, we begin a review of the four areas where employee communication strategies should focus their efforts, the four circles at the center of the model, starting with culture.

Revised Employee Communication Model


The series:
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Overview
Part 3: Alignment
Part 4: Listening
Part 5: Consultation
Part 6: Branding
Part 7: Channels
Part 8: Culture

The four overlapping circles at the center of… Read More »

Friday Wrap #227: Charlottesville and tech, the state of work, Facebook’s influencer grab, and more

Friday Wrap #227I extract items for the Wrap from my link blog, which you’re welcome to follow. To make sure you never miss an issue, subscribe to my weekly email briefing.

The Big Stories

Facebook shuts down anonymous employee discussion group—During my consulting gig with the Asian Development Bank in Manila this week, the issue of anonymous employee contributions came up. It’s a topic I’ve been discussing for at least a decade. In general, I’m not a fan of anonymity on intranets. If Tom reads something brilliant Mary wrote and wants to make a connection, he’s out of luck if Mary shared her post anonymously. There are times, though, when… Read More »

FIR Podcast #100: Locked and Loaded

For Immediate Release

Cross-posted from the FIR Podcast Network

In the August installment of The Hobson & Holtz Report, Neville and Shel talked about these topics:

  • The Society for New Communication Research has launched an initiative to assess options for the communications industry to address fake news.
  • An Artificial Intelligence bot can detect plagiarism (85% of the time).
  • Supporters of US President Donald Trump are amplifying their tweets through a little-known Twitter feature that lets you create and name a Direct Message group.
  • And let’s talk about that twice-daily folder the president gets filled with only positive coverage about him.… Read More »