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Six ways to improve the effectiveness of your internal communication function

“Good governance cannot remain merely a philosophy. Concrete steps have to be taken for realising its goals.” – Narendra Modi To deliver business results, internal communication must operate from within a clear and strategic governance framework that is championed by the organisation’s most senior ...

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The 'Collective Engagement for Social Purpose' project

Society recognises the need for organisations to be more socially oriented, with increasing pressure for organisations to shift emphasis from short-term profit to higher levels of social benefit. Social purpose-driven organisations develop a shared cognitive, emotional, and behavioural commitment ...

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Build the right relationships and earn the right to influence

Author and un-marketing expert Scott Stratten says: “If you believe business is built on relationships, make building them your business.”

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Decision making in an uncertain environment

Having returned to the private sector after almost 30 years in the public sector, the differences in risk appetite, ambiguity and independence are marked. - Kerri Hartland, Proximity Principal advisor.

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A leadership framework for motivating the unmotivated

Meet Jane. When I first met her, she was very demotivated. The business was going well, but it came with a bag of leadership problems. She had conflict with her co-founder Dave, and felt like she was carrying the whole business duties alone. The business had become unwieldy with too many staff. In ...

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Communicating Artificial Intelligence

What is artificial Intelligence What does AI mean for communication professionals? Right now, AI is the term on everyone’s lips. It’s fascinating the entire world, including those of us in the communication profession. Just type the words “Artificial Intelligence” into Google’s search engine, and ...

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Getting Industry Engagement Right

Ingrid shares some practical tips to engage with industry stakeholders, without falling afoul of some key legal and probity requirements.

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Addressing the demands for digital responsibility

Digital technologies have become ever more embedded in our everyday lives, introducing topical questions over their fair and ethical use. Openness and transparency in service delivery enable such requests. But, also, these trigger a change in values and attitudes that intensify pressure on ...

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Decision making and staying focused

Making regulatory decisions that can adversely affect the rights of others is a tricky business at the best of times. The key to a successful regulatory outcome is staying focussed on the ultimate objective during the decision-making phase.

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