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The best ways to reach employees, from the tried-and-true to technology that’s new

TRIBE TRIVIA: Do employees want to share feedback with corporate?

Q: What percentage of employees feel it’s “extremely” or “very” important to be able to communicate with their corporate leadership? Answer: 84%, according to Tribe’s national research on employees’ preferences in internal communications. For more information about this study, see […]

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Are you sharing your company’s story?

Every company has a story. If the narrative is not being shared, you’re missing a chance to engage employees in being part of both the company’s legacy and its future. The company story can be an invitation for employees and prospects […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Cascading Communications

Q: What’s one topic employees don’t want left to cascading communications from their direct managers? A: Vision and values, according to Tribe’s national research on employees’ preferences in internal communications. About two-thirds (68 percent) of respondents prefer to get that […]

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Reaching offline employees on the manufacturing line, the retail floor and in other non-desk positions

Do you regularly communicate with your employees working on the frontline or out in the field? Most companies don’t. In Tribe’s national study with non-desk workers in a wide range of industries, employees reported receiving little to no communication directly […]

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Intranets and Magazines: Connecting employees across silos face-to-face, almost

Have you ever had the experience of finally meeting someone in person after a long history of communicating only by email and phone? There’s something about seeing someone’s face that immediately strengthens that connection. That’s the idea behind much of Tribe’s […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Apps for mobile internal communications

Question: When companies send internal communications to employees’ own mobile devices, are they sending to employees’ personal numbers? Answer: Of those companies using employee personal phones for internal communications, 79 percent are using an app, according to Tribe’s global research. […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Reimbursing employees for using their personal mobile devices

Question: When employees send internal communications to employees’ personal phones, do they somehow pay for that usage? Answer: In Tribe’s global research with companies using mobile for internal communications, only 10 percent said they provide financial compensation for the use […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Texting employees for internal communications

Question: How many companies text their employees? Answer: Of the companies using employees’ personal mobile devices for internal communications, 56 percent of them are sending texts, according to Tribe’s global research. For more information about this and other studies, see […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Using personal mobile devices for employee communications

Question: Are employees open to having their companies send internal communications to their personals smartphones? Answer: Only 6 percent of companies who queried their workforce about the possibility of sending internal communications to employees’ personal mobile devices said their employees were […]

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Boosting attendance for the leadership’s all-company conference calls

I told this woman I was going to steal her idea — and now I’d like to share it with you. I spoke last week to Atlanta’s IABC on the topic of the Horizontal Silos: How to Bridge the Disconnect […]

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