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Understanding the differences and when and how to do it correctly


Is crisis communications and change communications the same thing? Crisis communication is not the same thing as change communication. While both types of communication may be necessary during times of organizational change, they serve different purposes.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 12:00am

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Recently, the Wall Street Journal released its top 250 management rankings.  The Management Top 250 ranking, developed by the Drucker Institute, measures corporate effectiveness by examining performance in five areas: customer satisfaction, employee engagement and development, innovation, social responsibility, and financial strength. The ranking is based on an analysis of 37 data inputs provided by 15 third-party sources.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 12:00am

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AMX launches new brand effort

I love American Express. I have been a cardholder member since 1981. I can tell you countless stories how they saved me in a variety of circumstances. Whether I was traveling abroad and needed a last-minute hotel room, prescriptions filled in Greece when I forgot my pills at home, cash advance in the UK after hours or even help change my cabin on a sold-out cruise ship, American Express was always there for me. The company and their brand are like a familiar face that I have come to rely on after all these years.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 12:00am

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Seven Necessary Skills For Effective Program Management

This is the ninth submission in an 11-week series on how to launch an employee engagement program. Last week I spoke about recognizing and rewarding people. In this post I will discuss the importance of project management for smooth implementation.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 12:00pm

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Setting Clear And Measurable Objectives To Create Internal Brand Alignment

This is the third submission in an 11-week series on how to launch an employee engagement program. Last week I spoke about understanding your internal audience and how to conduct internal research. In this post I will discuss how to set clear and measurable goals and objectives.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 3:00am

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Is taking on social issues good for business or good for society?

Over the last month or so we have been reading reports about how several companies have been adopting new policies in regard to important social issues such as racial diversity and increasing the minimum wage. Just this past week Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, fostered a conversation about race relations in America by asking all of his baristas to write #racetogether on all of their Starbucks cup orders. In January, Aetna raised the public conversation around increasing the minimum wage for its hourly employees suggesting that it is time for American business to be more engaged in improving the lives of people across the country. Walmart has made similar moves to increase hourly wages in recent weeks.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 11:00am

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