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 a great community page idea but somehow it doesn’t seem like others are participating? Does it end up with you always posting content on the community? What stops others from contributing? Why can’t everyone see it the way you want to? If these questions trouble you as an internal community manager you are probably […]
I have been following the Chile miners rescue very closely and felt there were many lessons to learn from how the entire program was executed and communicated. To begin, it was one of the world’s most successful operations to get miners out from the longest underground entrapment in history. The meticulous planning, the pace at […]
This is probably one interview question that is often asked when an individual applies for a job. It gives you a lot of insights about the invididual’s mindset as much as it tells about how the person’s ability to manage life. The range of responses is interesting to listen to – from ‘broadening of portfolios’ […]