During this year, upward communication in the workplace has become the most important type of internal workplace communications. As employers are worried about their employees’ wellbeing, safety and productivity while working from home, they want to show more empathy and open the space for their employees to speak up.
Knowledge workers play an important role in driving success in any organization. Their specific skills and knowledge are extremely valuable as knowledge workers are often the ones driving innovation in the workplace.
The pandemic has disrupted businesses and workplaces all over the world. While some companies used to offer flexible work arrangements once in a while before COVID-19, most businesses have asked their employees to start working from home full time last March.
Grapevine communication happens in every organization, no matter the company size or industry. This informal type of communication may have a significant impact on the employee experience you deliver as well as your business performance and your ability to build trust with your employees.
Companies have been struggling to embrace employee wellbeing in the workplace for a long time now. Historically, wellbeing initiatives were considered as not so important, and they were not a priority for many employers. However, things are changing.
Organizational communication is one of the essential prerequisites for building a successful business. Its impact on employee engagement, collaboration, workplace trust and employee experience makes it an important part of every workplace strategy.