Change Management

Communicating change to decrease employee stress and increase acceptance

That Wasn’t the Finish Line: The Hard Work of Sustaining Communications After the Launch

Recently we attended a daylong meeting where the internal brand Tribe had developed was introduced to the company’s 75-person management team. Our clients were ecstatic to see the work we’d partnered on for nearly a year finally come to life. […]

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Benefits of Consistent C-Level Communication

Far too often, in far too many companies, the only time C-level management communicates with employees is to relay what is generally considered to be bad news. Soon enough, any time an email from management reaches employees’ inboxes there is […]

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Building Your Brand by Managing Change

Seeing is believing. Since working at Tribe I’ve come to find one of the most important aspects of a company is transparency and change management. Employees feel much more comfortable when they know what’s happening on a day-to-day basis as […]

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Change Management Best Practices: FDR’s Fireside Chats

“For the first time, a president seemed to speak to Americans one-on-one.” This intro for FDR’s microphone — from the Smithsonian Magazine’s recent “101 Objects That Made America” issue — stopped me in my tracks because it’s such a dead […]

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White Paper Insight Five: Employees Want To Hear About Major Changes From The Top

Employees have strong feelings about how they’d like change management to be communicated. For one, they want to hear about major changes from the top. In Tribe’s Tribe’s recent study “Employee Preferences in Internal Communications,” 64 percent of survey respondents said they […]

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Combating Change Fatigue (and how to prevent it in the first place)

Every successful company undergoes change. It could be everyday changes like employees coming and going, or large-scale changes like a company jumping from one industry to another. BMW is the perfect example of the latter. They started out as an […]

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Preparing for Change

Dealing with change is never an easy task. I met a software salesman this week whose company had recently been acquired. Although sales have increased and the company has prospered since the integration, he continually mentioned the little annoyances that […]

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What do you do with the old values when you want to introduce new ones?

Companies are not static. They are dynamic entities, and so it makes sense for desired employee behavior to change over time. To alter behavior, it helps to give employees the reference points of values to guide their actions and decisions […]

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Communicating Culture of New Management

Changes in a company can be difficult. Even more so when the change revolves around a switch up in a management position. Processes change, new people come in, other people move on — it can be a bit of a […]

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Using Internal Communications for Crisis Management

Doesn’t it always seem like the most difficult times to reach people are when you need them the most? No truer words have been spoken than in the event of a dire emergency (and by emergency, I mean a real […]

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