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 […]

Best practices in employee communication: A study of global challenges and approaches

Topic: Best Practices in Employee Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Gay, C., Mahoney, M., & Graves, J. (2005). Best practices in employee communication: A study of global challenges and approaches. San Francisco: IABC Research Foundation. Summary This comprehensive study identified four primary challenges facing employee communicators. The project included a review of case studies, interviews […]

Connecting Organizational Communication to Financial Performance—2003/2004 Communication ROI Study

Topic: Organizational Communication and Financial Performance Author(s), Title and Publication Watson Wyatt. (2004). Connecting Organizational Communication to Financial Performance—2003/2004 Communication ROI Study. Watson Wyatt: Worldwide Research Report. Summary With data collected from 267 leading U.S. organizations, this report investigated the impact of communication on financial performance. It found that better communications resulted in a higher […]

Organizational Assimilation and Communication Technology Use

Topic: Organizational Assimilation and Communication Technology Author(s), Title and Publication Waldeck, J. H., Seibold, D. R., & Flanagin, A. J. (2004). Organizational Assimilation and Communication Technology Use. Communication Monographs, 71(2), 161-183. Summary This study investigated the nature of organizational assimilation, and employees’ use of three types of communication tools in information seeking to reduce assimilation […]

Direct and indirect effects of supervisor communication on organizational commitment

Topic: Supervisor Communication and Organizational Commitment Author(s), Title and Publication van Vuuren, M., de Jong, M. D.T., & Seydel, E. R. (2007). Direct and indirect effects of supervisor communication on organizational commitment. Corporate Communications, 12(2), 116-116. Summary Many studies have demonstrated that communication has strong ties to the core of organizational existence. To study how […]

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 […]

Capitalizing on Effective Communication: Communication ROI Study Report

Topic: Internal Communication and Employee Value Proposition Author(s), Title and Publication Towers Watson. (2010). Capitalizing on Effective Communication: Communication ROI Study Report. Towers Watson. Summary This report identified how high-performing companies inform and engage their employees in challenging economic times. The data were collected from a survey of 328 organizations that represent five million employees […]

How Top Business Communicators Measure the Return on Investment (ROI) of an Organization’s Internal Communication Efforts

Topic: Measurement of ROI for Internal Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Meng, J., & Berger, B. (2010). How Top Business Communicators Measure the Return on Investment (ROI) of an Organization’s Internal Communication Efforts. Institute for Public Relations. Summary This study examined how and to what extent top business communicators measure the return on investment (ROI) […]

Employee Engagement Survey

Topic: Employee Engagement Author(s), Title and Publication IABC Research Foundation and Buck Consultants. (2011). Employee Engagement Survey. San Francisco: IABC Research Foundation. Summary This report is the third in a series of annual surveys that the IABC Research Foundation conducted on employee engagement. A total of 954 employees were surveyed, representing a cross section of […]

Measuring the impact of employee communication on employee comprehension and action: A case study of a major international firm

Topic: Measurement of Employee Communication Outputs and Outcomes   Author(s), Title and Publication O’Neil, J. (2008). Measuring the impact of employee communication on employee comprehension and action: A case study of a major international firm. Public Relations Journal, 20(2).   Summary This case study describes how a global firm planned, implemented, and evaluated a new […]