On the management side
- Why it's good to talk. Emmott, Mike // People Management;3/21/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p61
Discusses the benefits of putting more effort into communicating with the employees in Great Britain. Proportion of employers using machinery over the numbers relying on direct communication since mid-1980s to 2002; Explanations for the growth in the use of direct communication practices;...
- got the message? Grensing-Pophal, Lin // HR Magazine;Apr2001, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p74
Discusses the significance of effective communication within an organization. Role of human resource (HR) personnel in communication measurement; Types of communication that HR should measure; Use of communication measurements to implement change.
- They hear it through the grapevine. Caudron, Shari // Workforce (10928332);Nov98, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p25
Discusses the importance of employee communication in human resource management. Details on employee communications; How to gaine trust; Types of communication.
- More top tips. // Communication Briefings;Apr2010, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p8
The article offers tips related to employee communication management which include concentrating on the agenda at the beginning of a meeting, keeping politeness among meeting attendees when discussing two options, and making fair decisions for staffers.
- YOUR COMMUNICATION STYLE. // Managing People at Work;May2011, Issue 350, p3
The article offers three techniques that can be used by managers to communicate with employees during an organizational crisis such as gathering exact information, planning the best approaches to communicate with them and listening to their concerns.
- Don't blame the messenger for bad news. Maeyer, Monica M. // Employee Benefit News;Jun99, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p9
Presents tips for talking with employees on how to make the best of bad news. Effect of the news on employees; How to give employees context for change; Communications at a personal level; Training of key communicators; Advantages of getting feedback before talking with employees.
- Out of Sight, Not Out of MInd. Hirschman, Carolyn // HR Magazine;Aug2000, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p72
Discusses how human resources (HR) professional can help foster meaningful interaction between staff at a company's headquarters and co-workers located elsewhere. Role of technology in employee communications of the HR department; Importance of regular visits by the HR staff; Disadvantages and...
- Worse Left Unsaid. Henricks, Mark // Entrepreneur;Jul2001, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p71
Stresses the importance of maintaining employee communications, especially in an economic downturn. Suggestions from Les Potter, an organizational communication consultant; Advice on opening communication with employees.
- Using your managerial ear. Horton, Thomas R. // Management Review;Jul83, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p2
Focuses on the need for a manager to learn to develop his or her 'managerial ear' to gain a sense of direction and to plan effective action. Listening attentively to customers; Sensitivity to signals or the voices of employees; Development of the capacity for reflection.
- Closing the communications gap in employee benefits. // Management Review;Jul83, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p6
Presents results of a survey of corporate benefit executives on the need to communicate benefits to employees. Forms of communication cited by respondents; Employees' appreciation of executives' efforts; Increase in the number of employers who offer pre-retirement programs.