The influence of reality shows on Indian and international television is visible in many forms of internal communication elements practices in this part of the world. I have come across numerous programs which borrow ideas from Indian Idol (a take on American Idol), the NDTV Big Fight, Zee Antakshari, Pogo’s ‘Just for Gags’ shows among others. Today, All Company Meets include a bit of these elements to keep audiences engaged and engrossed. Gone were the days when boring presentations were dished out on business updates and senior leadership handed out awards. Employee panels, mime shows, candid cameras are all part of the efforts to keep employees on the same page. I can foresee a day when cameras get ‘embedded’ in the CEO’s cabin to provide associates a ‘live’ experience! Or am I just taking it to extremes? Share your views.
Have an internal communications process document or plan to write one for your organization? Here are pointers that may help you create one that meets the needs of your audiences. Recently, an internal communicator reached out for a review of her draft internal communications process document that she created. The draft looked great although I […]
As an internal communication professional nothing can come close to working for an internal client who just ‘gets’ it! I wanted to write this post to share insights from an ongoing partnership that I am beginning to enjoy. Also, share some ideas to make your internal leader’s blog leap ahead. Two reasons that make it […]
Every organization expects their employees are sufficiently motivated and engaged to promote their workplace and offerings to their networks. Not just online but even in the real-world – in every conversation and every interaction. How much of that truly takes place is unclear because organizations are unaware of what and how to go about getting […]