The impact of employee communication and perceived external prestige on organizational identification

Topic: Organizational Identification and Communication Climate   Author(s), Title and Publication Smidts, A., van Riel, C. B. M., & Pruyn, A. T. (2000). The impact of employee communication and perceived external prestige on organizational identification. Erasmus Research Institute of Management: Research in Management Report ERS-2000-01-MKT. Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.   Summary This study used […]

The Influence of Employee Communication on Strategic Business Alignment

Topic: Employee Communication and Business Alignment Authors, Title and Publication van Riel, C. B., Berens, G., & Dijkstra, M. (2005). The Influence of Employee Communication on Strategic Business Alignment. Report of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management: Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.   Summary This study surveyed more than 2,400 employees in two international companies […]

Criticism Keeps You on Your Toes

The following has been adapted from a January 2012 interview with van Riel in www.managementboek.nl , based on his book “The Alignment Factor.” Alignment is building long-term relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, those you depend on as an organisation. Where reputation is a means, alignment is an end. Communication staff are focusing increasingly […]