On the Management Side
- Training leaders to talk about change. J. F. // Communication World;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p27
The article offers information on the vital function of managers and leaders in communicating and securing employees in difficult times, according to the Towers Watson's 2009/2010 Communication ROI Study.
- The truth about those know-it-all executives. // Management Review;Feb79, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the developments in management, compiled as of February 1979. Evidence that executives don't read enough to keep abreast of news or business trends; Role of executives in preventing an office revolution; Approaches to dealing with the problem of corporate communications on social...
- communication: your most valuable tool. McGuigan, Rich // Supervision;Nov2001, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p3
Deals with how managers can properly communicate with employees. Methods of communication; Responsibility of managers to acknowledge each person's individuality; Importance of sharing bad news to employees.
- Participation in a Managerial Communication Group. // Training & Development Journal;Mar1983, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p6
Focuses on the participation of managers in a managerial communication group. Purpose behind the communication group exercise; Significance of observed correlation techniques; Differences between experimental and control groups in the exercise.
- No. 1 EXECUTIVE PROBLEM: Finding out what's going on. Webster, Eric // Management Review;Jul67, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p61
Discusses the communication problem encountered by bosses. Kinds of reactions of bosses in receiving distorted messages; Actions a boss can take in situations where messages are frequently distorted.
- THE ART OF BEING BLUNT...TACTFULLY. Fletcher, Winston // Management Today;May2000, p34
Offers advice to executives on the right approach in delivering a tough message to a staff member or a supplier. Resoluteness without being nasty; Avoiding postponing difficult confrontations; Communicating unwelcome message without demotivating the other person.
- Speak volumes in other tongues. Shannon, John // Marketing Week;4/5/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p30
Comments on the foreign language skills of British executives. Failure of British executives to learn the language of the country in which they are doing business; Results of a survey of British executives' foreign language skills.
- Clear Vision Rallies Troops. Dizazzo, Ray // Executive Excellence;Mar2002, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p10
Advises executives on how to better define their goals and communicate their vision clearly. Presentation of message with simplicity; Establishment of a top-down culture of approachability.
- Tools for better communication. Petrini, Catherine M. // Training & Development;Apr95, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p9
Presents several characteristics that distinguish best managers from the mediocre ones, based on the book `Feedback Toolkit: 16 Tools for Better Communication in the Workplace,' by Rick Maurer. Includes ability to give perfect feedback; Creation of ways for people to get to know one another.