Engineering and Implementing an Executive-Level Communication Plan in a Global Professional Environment: A Case Study

Bridgette Lipman, Mary Zychowski Ashlock

Abstract


Communication within organisations in a global environment requires effective internal and strategic planning at the executive level. Previous studies indicate that measurement is a key factor in assessing the needs and success of global communication within an organisation. Survey questions were used to measure satisfaction responses from 650 local and 110 global employees in a technology division of a large manufacturing company. In this case study, employees expressed the need to connect team members through face-to-face meetings, employee webcast meetings, web chat forums, and an updated employee networking site. The findings formed the foundations for recommendations for strategy, objectives, and tactics within the organisation.


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Communication, Global, Organisation, Strategic

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17349/jmc115106

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