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Long Live the "Systematic Buzz Phrase!"

This little gem was a favorite of a veteran college professor. He used it in class to highlight how easy it is to create speeches, presentations, business plans, news announcements and general messages that contain pure nonsense. 297 more words

Corporate Communications

So what are 'culture champions?'

Culture champions is a phrase that is increasingly used within organisations looking to embed culture change.

But what do we mean by ‘culture champions’? Although the roles may differ between organisations, the role of a ‘culture champion’ is to: 115 more words

The tyranny of Eduspeak – how jargon and acronym corrode understanding and reputation

In 2008 a charity called the Learning and Skills Network published a guide to improving communication within the further education sector.

‘It’s a communication jungle out there’ 1,264 more words

Communications Research

Communication: The Secret to Employee Engagement

New research has been confirmed, the best way to make employees fell good about working for a company is to keep them regularly informed, as Business News Daily reports. 269 more words

Through internal channels

Reflecting on last week’s news about Microsoft’s strategic direction, one thing stands out at a very base level: three years or so since Microsoft acquired both Yammer and Skype and it still appears that “important” communications are done by email first. 217 more words

Management

What’s the big deal with hostile transactions?

The flow of transactions has been noted in this blog and throughout the financial press. In addition, the FT led an article earlier this week noting the volume of hostile deals ( 558 more words

Productivity