Professor The Hon Stephen Martin has had a distinguished career in the Australian Parliament, academia and the private sector. He was on the advisory board on WPP’s report on the state of communications in governments worldwide, and speaks with David Pembroke about the report.
The power and potential volatility associated with the written and spoken word is enormous, wielding enough power to compromise the integrity of an individual, organisation, government body or country to the long or short-term detriment of personal, professional even national interests. Just ask Don Watson, author of Watson’s Dictionary of Weasel Words, Contemporary Clichés, Cart and Management Jargon, who highlights a rampant trend amongst politicians, government and other officials to shower their audience with clichés and jargon at any or every opportunity.
Change management. It’s something several government organisations are experiencing at the moment as they change the way they do their business, while continuing to deliver on their programs and policies in the most efficient and effective way. For many people, this level of change can be quite a stressful period, however, it’s not all doom and gloom. When managed effectively, change can lead to improved mental health, innovation and an increase in productivity.
Sonya Sandham is so passionate about the power of storytelling in the public sector that she’s doing a PhD at the University of Canberra. She explains why in this week’s podcast with David Pembroke.
Gillian Field joins the InTransition podcast to discuss internal and corporate communications. She has considerable experience in the Australian public sector, including the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defence and Centrelink.
New research shows internal communication drives reputation. How can you use word-of-mouth to increase your reputation?
Most communicators are guilty of pushing internal communications to the bottom of our ‘to-do’ list. When you consider the benefits, you will change your mind.
Creating a good communication strategy is integral to success. The new age of technology has given communicators the opportunity to add a new level of depth to their strategies in order to achieve better results. Read on to discover four tips to help you prepare a communication strategy that works.
Executive Director of Government Communications in the UK, Russell Grossman, says that there is a lot to gain if governments get serious about internal communications. Read on to find out.
In Episode 3 of InTransition former Department of Immigration Secretary, Andrew Metcalfe explained why he believes that the role of communication when dealing with crisis management is vitally important.
All good communication strategies are written and implemented in order to achieve a specific objective. In this blog Sophie McKerchar explains how!