Forget technology for a moment; to innovate, ask your best questions. For unless a firm’s strategy for positive change is well-thought out and clear, the most powerful tech will fail to realise its potential.
Collaboration & Teamwork
Is employee engagement in crisis? Well… yes. And it’s hardly surprising considering how quickly society and technology is changing.
Information gaps, assumptions, misunderstandings, interpretations, personal biases, and social and environmental influences.
Above: a group picture at the training workshop of the Gobal Communications Leadership Team at Continental AG / Photo: Continental AG
Communication leaders have manifold responsibilities, ranging from reputation management, to steering communication teams and counselling top managers in decision-making processes.
Technology has increased the choice of options for interacting with colleagues, whether in the same office or in another country. But that only means that the potential for misunderstanding is greater than ever.
When ANZ launched its first global enterprise social network, it was a major step forward to achieving its goal of being a leading social-enabled enterprise in financial services.
Do we really know collaboration? Or do we just think we know? Spoiler: it’s more than just the act of working together with someone.
Missed deadlines, unclear objectives, miscommunications and misunderstandings – these familiar blights of team work usually result in poor quality work, delivered late.
Communications teams come in many different shapes and sizes. Whether a three-person team or a global department, collaboration is essential for getting the most out a team's constituent parts.
Interviews by Jan Wisniewski