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- Grandfather's Corporate Gold. Peak, Martha H. // Management Review;May92, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p1
Presents the author's reflections on her grandfather's loyalty to U.S. Rubber, the company where he worked for more than forty years. Decline in corporate memory and loyalty in the 1980s; Existence of corporate loyalty as two-way communication between manager and staff.
- Mission impossible: Increasing employee trust in your CEO. Larkin, Tj; Larkin, Sandar // Communication World;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p40
The article presents the authors' views on developing employees' trust in the CEO of a company. Trust is based on informal, face-to-race conversations. If the many conversations evolve from exchanging information to sharing feelings, then the trust becomes "emotional." It is emotional trust that...
- Relationship Between Communication Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Three Guatemalan Organizations. Varona, Federico // Journal of Business Communication;Apr96, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p111
The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between organizational communication satisfaction and organizational commitment in three Guatemalan organizations. Data were collected using three questionnaires: the Downs's (1990) Communication Audit Questionnaire (CAQ), the...
- Nonverbal Cues Get Employees to Open Up--or Shut Down. Detert, James R.; Burris, Ethan R. // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;12/11/2015, p2
The article highlights examples of how business leaders can get better ideas from employees and improve employee loyalty by understanding power nonverbal cues to make them feel more relaxed, and presents the results of an experiment conducted in a health care setting.
- Take the TMI test. // Communication Briefings;Jan2013, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p3
The article presents a discussion regarding the too much information (TMI) test in sharing personal information in the workplace, adapted from the article "Thank You for Sharing. But Why at the Office?" by Peggy Klaus.
- Live the V.A.L.H.A.L.L.A. Geddie, Tom // Communication World;Jun/Jul96, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p52
Focuses on the V.A.L.H.A.L.L.A. Theory of Leadership for Communicators, which offers basic guidelines to what communicators should achieve for their organizations. Theory elements; Provision of relevant information for the internal and external audience; Monitoring of internal and external...
- Communicating change. Anastasiou, Spiro // New Zealand Management;Oct98, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p86
Discusses the importance of communication in management. Establishment of links between employee job satisfaction, performance and the perceived power of their employers; Enhancement of supervisors' support and influence.
- Tips of the month. // Communication Briefings;Oct2014, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1
The article offers tips for executives on how to improve communication in organization which include being realistic, managing team expectations and increasing accountability, adapted from various articles and books.
- Communicating in the same language. Oncken III, William // Executive Excellence;Oct98, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p12
Emphasizes the importance of communicating in the same language for people in organizations to understand each other. Communication as a chain-of-understanding' that integrates an organization; Language of production and efficiency; Language of motivation.