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Driving Employee Engagement: The Expanded Role of Internal Communications

Topic: Employee Engagement Authors, Title and Publication Mishra, K., Boynton, L., & Mishra, A. (2014). Driving employee engagement: The expanded role of internal communications. Journal of Business Communication, 51(2), 183-202. Summary Increasingly, organizations and their public relations professionals recognize the importance of strengthening internal communication with employees. Internal communication is important for building a culture of transparency between management and employees, and […]

Managing to communicate, communicating to manage: How leading companies communicate with employees

Topic: Best Practices in Internal Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Young, M., & Post, J. E. (1993). Managing to communicate, communicating to manage: How leading companies communicate with employees. Organizational Dynamics, 22(1), 31-44. Summary This study is built on the idea that internal communication processes are an important ingredient in successful change, and understanding best […]

Internal Communication, Information Satisfaction, and Sense of Community: The Effect of Personal Influence

Topic: Internal Communication and Information Satisfaction Author(s), Title and Publication White, C., Vanc, A., & Stafford, G. (2010). Internal Communication, Information Satisfaction, and Sense of Community: The Effect of Personal Influence. Journal of Public Relations  Research, 22(1), 65-84. Summary This study examined employees’ perceptions of information flow from top administrators, their communication preferences, sense of […]

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 […]

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 […]

The employee-public-organization chain in relationship management: A case study of a government organization

Topic: Employee Public Organization Relationships and Relationship Management Author(s), Title and Publication Rhee, Y. (2004). The employee-public-organization chain in relationship management: A case study of a government organization. Institute for Public Relations. Summary This study examined the critical roles that employees play in an organization’s relationship building process with its publics. An in-depth case study […]

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 […]