Communication Effectiveness Audits

Creating the “right” survey questions

A communication audit survey should include questions about how effectively messages are getting through and about how effective the channels carrying the messages are. You can create about 80% of the “right” survey questions based mostly on the messages/campaigns/topics your department is supposed to be communicating and the channels your job involves managing.

Published Research on Employee Communication

Employees currently rely on different sources for different topics, and prefer to rely on different sources by topic as well. The results vary quite a bit from company to company, and even at a single company over time as some channels become more or less effective for employees.