Citations with the tag: COMMUNICATION in organizations
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- Harvesting the office grapevine.
Pickard, Jane // People Management; 09/07/95, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p24
Discusses about internal communications. Communication planning forum of WorldComm team leaders in Saint Petersburg and its purpose; Information about organizational digestion indicator (ODI); Role of communications in changing employer-employee relationship; Roles for organizations communication.
- Open the doors, tell the truth.
Harari, Oren // Management Review; Jan95, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p33
Focuses on the need for open-door policies in organizations. Perceptions closed doors create to the `insiders' and `outsiders' of a company; Destructiveness of behind-the-doors behavior; Impact on personal accountability; Absence of barriers to open communication at Danish company, Oticon.
- Organizational communication techniques for managers.
Bell, David // Public Management (00333611); Jul97, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p24
Presents methodologies in organizational communications for managers. Includes staff meetings; Use of employee bulletin boards; Training for employee skill development; Attitude surveys and inputs.
- Managers: On the defensive.
Sussman, Lyle // Business Horizons; Jan/Feb91, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p81
Discusses how defensive and guarded communication of managers may be the rational approach to a conversation in the workplace. Dominant values in the management; Consequences of the openness value; Defensiveness as rational behavior; Analysis of the risk factor associated with candor versus...
- Formal communications structures scrutinized.
Jacokes, Lee E. // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 7/3/95, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p15
Focuses on organizational communication. Poor organization communications as the main problem in every organization; Reasons underlying the importance of effective communication; Formal and informal communication structures.
- What not to report.
Jacokes, Lee E. // Association Management; May98, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p25
Presents a tip lifted from an issue of `Communication News' on the value of communication and action in associations and similar establishments.
- How a giant conglomerate handled a touchy issue.
Holden, Hal // Communication World; Nov95, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p16
Focuses on `Time' magazine's cover story where it publicly censured Time Warner Inc. for distributing movies and music with violent lyrics and showed it as a classic challenge of covering controversial issues about its own organization. Organizational communicators frequently reporting on...
Kominkiewicz, Scott // Communication World; Jun/Jul96, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p24
Discusses the roles of technique and the ability to communicate true, undeniable messages forthrightly in the fight for open and honest communication. Problem of organizational communicators not having complete control over the information to which they are privileged; Cost of bad...
- Strategic communication: Full-time function or dysfunctional concept?
Ackley, Dennis R. // Communication World; Jun/July97, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p32
Provides information for employees on strategic communication in the United States. Contribution of every employee activity to the organization's personality; Role of employees on the profitability of the company; Techniques in improving employee communication.
Ackley, Dennis R. // Executive Edge Newsletter; Jun97, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p5
Focuses on different areas for effective communication in an organization. Face to face meetings as top area for communication in an office setting; Right attitude when difficult negotiations occur.
- Can we talk?
Roberts, Charlotte // Journal for Quality & Participation; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p24
Focuses on the challenges and benefits of successful communication in teams within corporations. Methods that can be applied to achieve productive conversation; Information on the communication concept called `Ladder of Inference'; Importance of balancing advocacy and inquiry in team meetings.
- Sometimes talking is not the best policy.
Roberts, Charlotte // Executive Edge Newsletter; Apr97, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p7
States that there are times when talking out problems immediately in the workplace is not effective for employees. Disadvantages of talking when upset; Need to take a break to calm down.
- Try peer pressure.
Freeland, David B. // Communication World; Mar1994, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p22
Advocates for the use of contemporary communication practice (CCP) as an employee empowerment method. Value of peer influence; Communication models; Link between peer opinion leaders and specific involvement processes; Offsetting skepticism; Benefits from CCP; CCP case examples; Modeling CCP. ...
- Powerful leaders.
Harkins // Executive Excellence; Nov99, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p20
Focuses on the strategy used by organizational leaders of employing conversations to gain influence and show integrity by matching words with actions. Characteristics of high-impact leader; Nature of a powerful conversation; Four steps to power; Leadership capabilities.
- The Impact of Trust and Perceived Superior Influence on Upward Communication A Further Test.
Blalack, Richard O. // American Business Review; Jan1986, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p62
Examines the impact of trust and perceived superior influence on upward communication. Relationship between interpersonal variables of trust, influence and mobility; Influence of the mobility aspirations of subordinates; Upward communication measures.
- Moments of clarity.
Hardingham, Alison // People Management; 04/16/98, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p31
Explores the growing interest of the victims of organizational double-binds in personal coaching, an actual transfer of skill and/or knowledge from the coach. Role counselling; Identification of patterns; Characteristics of candidates for personal coaching; Contradictory messages that...
- The Communication Audit as a Class Project.
Conaway, Roger N. // Bulletin of the Association for Business Communication; Jun94, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p39
Describes how a communication audit is used as a research tool to assess the effectiveness of organizational communication. Benefits of communication audit; Use of audit in the classroom; Time and operating costs associated with use of audit in the classroom; Challenges of communication audit.
- Growing pains.
Danowski, Alyson // Bank Marketing; Jan1994, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p57
Presents information on the importance of communication after a bank's merger with another company. Effective communication strategies; External communications programs; Internal communications programs; Contact information.
- Characteristics of Good Leadership.
Ensign, Stephen W. // Business NH Magazine; Dec2002, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p31
Identifies the characteristics of good leadership. Role of a leader; Organizational aspects of communication; Improvement of the work environment; Importance of gaining employee confidence.
- Open communications a management must.
Fishman, Allen // Inside Tucson Business; 09/11/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 25, p23
Emphasizes the importance of internal communication in business organizations to enhance the level of the company's efficiency. Management openness with regard to its strengths and weaknesses; Role of a catalyst leader in the success of a privately run business; Communication techniques that...
- REVIEW: A COGNITIVE-AFFECTIVE MODEL OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION FOR DESIGNING IT.
Watson, Richard T. // MIS Quarterly; Jun2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, Preceding p145
The article discusses the paper "Review: A Cognitive-Affective Model of Organizational Communication for Designing IT," by Dov Te'eni.
- FIRST-CLASS COACH.
Watson, Richard T. // Management Today; Jan2011, p60
The article provides an answer to the question whether or not giving someone an occasional touch within the workplace is wrong or not.
- Pruning the grapevine.
Galpin, Timothy // Training & Development; Apr95, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p28
Explains several guidelines for the successful implementation of communication models in organizational change in the United States. Application of the basic concept of Johari Window; Delegation to a special department some responsibility for organization-wide communication; Four phases of the...
- Power and influence of the human resources function through boundary spanning and information management.
Russ, Gail S.; Galang, Maria Carmen; Ferris, Gerald R. // Human Resource Management Review; Summer98, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p125
Examines human resource management (HRM) from the perspective of organizational communication in the United States. Explanation for the growing influence of HRM on organizations; Proposal for an evolutionary model on information management; Stages reflected in communication patterns depicting...
- Messy Conversations and the Willingness to Be Disturbed.
Kerfoot, Karlene // Nursing Economic$; Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p297
Explores the importance of organizational communication. Process of creating the courage to have conversations with difficult people or about sensitive topics; Implications for nursing.
- Key Words for Leaders.
Kerfoot, Karlene // Nonprofit World; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p26
The article offers information for leaders to engage with people in business dealings which include inculcating in employees a sense of loyalty, expressing confidence in people and using language of success according to Joanne G. Sujansky.
- Be a Better Leader by Becoming a Better Listener.
Kerfoot, Karlene // Nonprofit World; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p26
The article presents suggestions for leaders to become better listeners during conversations with employees which include being active and empathetic, adapted from an article by Randy Siegel in the e-newsletter "Stand in Your Power!"
- Fonts with Finesse.
Castle, Lana R. // OfficePro; Aug/Sep99, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p36
Lists the distinct fonts for usage in communication in the organization. How to choose a distinctive font for corporate documents; What type of materials be used for different types of fonts; Information on the suitability and appropriateness of fonts; Details on availability of fonts.
- Words are not enough.
Maitland, Roger // People Management; 6/13/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p62
Discusses the significance of a systematic approach to improve an organization's internal communication. Significance of an effective internal communication to motivate employees; Suggestions how systematic approach can improve internal communication; Case study on the confirmation of the...
- The Relationship Between Supervisory Communication and Subordinate Performance and Satisfaction Among Professionals.
Alexander, Elmore R.; Helms, Marilyn M.; Wilkins, Ronnie D. // Public Personnel Management; Winter89, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p415
Examines the relationship between supervisory communication and subordinate performance and satisfaction among professionals. Importance of communication research within the organization; Indoctrination of goals; Types of superior-subordinate communication.
- Teaching from tragedy: An interdisciplinary module on the space shuttle Challenger.
Maier, Mark // T H E Journal; Sep93, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p91
Presents an interdisciplinary teaching module on the space shuttle Challenger. `Using the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster to Teach About Organizational Miscommunication'; Background of failed organizational decision-making on Challenger at NASA; Organizational and managerial dynamics;...
- Good communication vital in a good leader.
Maier, Mark // Personnel Today; 4/29/2003, p47
Highlights the importance of good communication skills for a leader and manager. Discrepancies between expectations and reality; Improvement of leadership; Emphasis of leadership on people rather than tasks.
- Corporate culture thrives on informal talk.
Jacokes, Lee E. // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 8/7/95, Vol. 13 Issue 32, p15
Discusses the dynamics of informal organizational communication structures. Advantages over formal communication; Directions; Casual relationship of individual employees; Strengths; Examples.
- Breaking the barriers.
Jacokes, Lee E. // UN Chronicle; 1997, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on the views of United Nations (UN) Ambassadors Inocencio F. Arias and Hans Dahlgren on the information projection capacity and needs of UN. Challenges faced in disseminating information; Strategies that must be adopted to enhance its projection capacity; Importance of communication to...
- Communication tools in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Jacokes, Lee E. // Secretary; Mar94, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p31
Features communication tools for the office. Includes posters developed by The Communication Workshop; Proof Positive From MCI service from MCI Business Services; MLink-5000 terminal from NEC America.
- How to: keep hold of your staff.
Jacokes, Lee E. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 9/17/2010, Vol. 200 Issue 4645, p46
The article offers suggestions on how one can keep a hold on the staff which includes by communicating, by promoting the greatness of the company and by supporting the employees when needed.
- Creating shared experiences in workplace fosters communication.
Wage, Kathryn // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 06/05/2000, Issue 322625, p10
Discusses how creating shared experiences in the workplace fosters communication. Mahor vehicles for communicating information; Impact of communication on people; Understanding fostered by shared cultural experiences; Means for improving communication in the workplace.
- Secrets of building influence.
McGoon, Cliff // Communication World; Mar1995, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p16
Presents tips from communications experts on developing influence with key decision makers in organizations. Developing a reputation for being trustworthy; Learning to communicate with business managers; Overcoming lack of data; Overcoming age and gender obstacles.
- What management says it wants in communicating change.
Barrett, Michael; Luedecke, Barbara // Communication World; Jun/Jul96, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p29
Discusses lessons for communications professionals regarding the communication of organizational change initiatives. Study entitled `Managing Change,' conducted by KPMG in Canada which provides solid third-party endorsement for the communicators' message; Factors for any change initiative; Need...
- 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...
- Tales from the other side.
Draper, John F. // Communication World; Jun/Jul96, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p61
Focuses on corporate communications as an ideal career advancement for seasoned reporters. Crafting of concepts; Aim of fulfilling communication objectives; View of every interview as an opportunity to position one's self as a business person; Importance of objective writing standards during...
- Strategic Communication: Dead or in Demand as Never Before?
Potter, Les // Communication World; Sep98, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p14
Looks at the importance of strategic communication within the communications industry. Reference to the resurgence of internal communication in organizational channels of communication; Examination of organizational theory and design; Definition of quantitative analysis.
- Cutting-edge companies use integrated marketing communication.
McGoon, Cliff // Communication World; Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p15
Elaborates on the four degrees of integrated marketing communication development. Tactical coordination of marketing communication; Redefinition of the scope of marketing communication; Application of information technology; Financial and strategic integration; Challenges of integration.
- REAL-LIFE, REAL-TIME COMMUNICATION.
Landes, Les // Communication World; Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p20
Discusses the use of communication in organizations. Characteristics of a communication system; Distinction between communication and information distribution; Significance of availability and accessibility of information.
Afable, Richard // Orange County Business Journal; 2/15/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p55
In this article, the author discusses the need of transparency or sharing detailed information on performance measures and errors across an organization and externally.
- CLOSE CALL.
Flack, Jo-Anne // Marketing Week (01419285); 08/10/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p37
Focuses on the importance of internal communications in business organizations in Great Britain. Impact of the short-term nature of industry on the improvement of internal communications; Accounts on problems facing internal communications acceptance; Benefits of generating a company culture.
- Pray, Don't Call It English.
Chandos, Viscount // Columbia Journal of World Business; Fall65, Vol. 1 Issue Inaugural, p137
Discusses key issues and developments relevant to communication in organizations. Communications between the management and the workers; Use of rational process in communication; Implications of imprecise language in modern communications; Varieties of verbiage; Problems in communication.
- Achieving Organizational Goals.
Chandos, Viscount // Healthcare Executive; May/Jun2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p56
The article provides tips on how to communicate the organizational goals to employees.
- Teamwork helps you reach great heights.
Draper, Holly-Marie // Children & Young People Now; 8/9/2011, p31
In this article the author discusses the importance of teamwork and a two-way conversation in an organization.
- ICA endeavors to close gap with new direction.
Michalecki, Ruth // Communications News; Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p48
Focuses on the International Communications Association's (ICA) efforts to change its image and direction. Showcase of voice, data, video and networking products at the group's conferences; Offer of vendor and educational sessions; Strength of ICA's telecommunications public policy committee.