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Painting the ‘big picture’ – leadership & intentional communication

Effective communication by leaders with their organisation’s employees helps to create engagement, motivation and a shared direction. What can sometimes happen though is that corporate communications fail to create a clear picture of the organisation’s strategic direction, tending to focus more on day-to-day operational matters, exhortations to better performance and trying to beat the rumour-mill to the punch. In 2007 HBR research found that a clear minority of employees reported that their managers communicated a clear strategic direction to them.¬†Interestingly, in connected research this year, senior managers when asked believed a minority of their employees had a good grasp… Read more
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