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End Email Overload Part Deux: Reader Comments Support Use of Mobile Apps and Social Collaboration Platforms

The best way to reduce email is not to use it, according to many of our reader comments on the earlier post: End Email Overload with Protocol, Communication and Training. Sharepoint, Yammer and others were mentioned as potential solutions. “Email […]

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Videos for Employee Engagement

Video is becoming a language. Perhaps it has always been it’s own language, but it’s becoming vernacular. All smartphones take video, we speak to each other in .gif’s, and sites like YouTube, Vine and Skype represent our ever-growing penchant for […]

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Using MailChimp to Communicate with Large Employee Populations

How do you communicate with a large number of employees at once? National and global companies usually rely on email to reach their different and sizeable employee populations. The real question is, “Are people even reading these emails?” Wouldn’t it […]

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Communicating with Employees that Work from Home

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of working from home. Okay, so pleasure might be the wrong word. But it was a nice deviation from the ol’ nine-to-five. I actually started work much earlier. Without my normal commute, I was […]

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End Email Overload with Protocol, Communication and Training

Email overload is one of the most common complaints we hear when Tribe interviews employees of client companies during Discovery. Inboxes are flooded at a ridiculous rate, so that employees either miss important messages or waste time scanning every line […]

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Giving Employees Feedback

“Giving and receiving feedback is a skill and most people aren’t naturally good at it.” That seems like a harsh truth, but Mary Shapiro, who teaches organizational behavior at Simmons College and authored the Harvard Business Review Guide to Leading Teams is absolutely right. […]

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How to Launch a Site Quickly and Quietly Without the Help of IT — Via WordPress

Posted by Cassondra Berardicurti, Art Director, Tribe Inc. At Tribe, we often use microsites as temporary sites to support a specific initiative or provide a central source of information regarding a major company change. Recently, we built a WordPress site […]

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When Developing Mobile Intranets, Think About What Makes a Good App

We used to say that companies hoping to attract and retain the top Gen X talent absolutely had to have an intranet. That generation has grown up with the world wide web at their fingertips, and they expect to be […]

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Anonymity in Employee Feedback

I was speaking to a friend, a senior in college, who was about to make her first foray into the working world. She’s a confident, well-rounded student, who prepared for the workforce by taking two semesters worth of internships and […]

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Publishing Your Company’s Internal Communications

The upcoming Tribe Report deals with the issue of taking a company intranet to a mobile platform. Throughout our research and in the interviews we conducted for this volume, we encountered a common theme of security worries. There is a perception […]

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