Internal communicators often fall prey to taking ownership for chunks larger than what they can chew. I believe intranets are self-running animals – all they need is direction and empowerment. Feed the ideas, provide the focus and get out of the way. I can witness a revolution in one of the intranets which I manage. Employees are re-discovering the power of intranets and how they can run the show. Start with easy to manage applications like quizzes and trivia. Slowly, move the needle to larger projects like blogs and wikis when maturity sets in.
Managing Gen Y Takes Sensitivity and Positive Intent: Leaders Share Perspectives at NASSCOM GIC Forum’s Leadership Series
I attended NASSCOM Global In-house Centres (GIC) Forum’s Leadership Series on ‘Managing Gen Y’ at Bangalore on February 6th where senior leaders from leading companies discussed the challenges and implications of engaging this growing group. In his keynote address Biren Ghose, Country Head of Technicolour explained the different kind of workplace – physically, emotionally among […]
With the mandatory 2% CSR spend coming into effect this year in India under the New Companies Act many organizations continue to decipher the implications of their community effort. While the government is doing their bit by providing FAQs and guidelines, organizations that are keen to conduct consistent community work need to have a definite […]
I recently shared 5 trends that will shape internal communication in 2015 and beyond. My predictions for 2015 are: The internal communication function will operate as a ‘start-up’. That will mean working with less, managing ambiguity, constantly evaluating trends, staying ‘boundaryless’, operating with limited budgets and taking calculated risks. It will also expect the internal […]