Tag Archives: internal communication

Students, a moan or two and brave officers

Being able to maintain staff morale is a huge challenge for most organisations particularly in the current difficult financial climate. People can quickly lose patience and become frustrated with many things, a lack of promotion opportunities, pay freeze, and increasing scrutiny … Continue reading

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Agent for change, champion of new technologies….no longer just the communicator

Communication professionals are now being asked to do much more than just deliver effective public relations or reputation management. With the changing environment, it is clear that a successful communicator has to be about much more. Boundaries are being torn … Continue reading

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What next for police and social media?

The question ‘what next for police and social media?’ was an interesting one posed to a group at the Bluelightcamp unconference that took place this weekend in Manchester. In the past three years there have been some significant developments by … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the rumour mill

It was a normal Saturday morning with general domestic chores to do. I was not expecting that a trip to the dry cleaners would be any more than just that, but it was a fascinating window on the issues for … Continue reading

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Who leads cultural change?

Cultural change is something that is much talked about at the moment borne out of the necessity of the challenging financial climate. There was an interesting Twitterchat about this during the week when the conversation turned to who should lead … Continue reading

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Don’t forget those at home

When a crisis strikes the speed of response to the media and the public is critical. There is a lot of talk about a ‘golden hour’ when organisations need to be saying something to ensure they are starting to command … Continue reading

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Going for gold – the Olympic feeling

I was going to resist the temptation of writing a blog about the Olympics, but in the end I gave in and these are my observations. One of the most interesting things that I have seen since the Olympics started … Continue reading

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Positivity: the sign of a good leader.

Communicating during a time of financial pressure when staff are facing uncertainty is not an easy task. For one thing there is always criticism about how much money is being spent on both internal and external communication, and for another … Continue reading

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New year communication resolutions

So we are heading into 2012 and the TV news reported yesterday (Monday 9 January) was the day that most people gave up their New Year resolutions. Personally, I never make New Year resolutions but instead I do like to … Continue reading

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Staff and the problems with social media

I was interested to read the National Business Ethics Survey published this week which identified that staff who are significant users of social media face more issues in the workplace. This includes facing more retaliation when acting as whistleblowers in … Continue reading

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