Angela Sinickas is a widely-published author. She has written a university textbook, book chapters, white papers, and regular columns for Melcrum's Strategic Communication Management, Best Practice Measurement, and Total Communications Measurement, as well as IABC's Communication World and many others.
Successful CEO transitions often begin with a period of active listening to all stakeholders, especially when the new leader comes from another industry. Embedding more formal research processes into the CEO’s decision-making approach further enhances the chances that he or she will make effective decisions — and be able to convince others to follow the path they lay out.
Read Smoothing the path for your new CEO »
The sources employees prefer to learn different types of information varies by company, based on factors like size, geographic scope and type of company.
Read How Preference for Info Channels Varies by Company »
A discussion on the pros and cons of using standardized questions on engagement surveys vs. customized questions based on an organization’s own culture
Read Tailor-Made Over Off-the-Peg »
Some simple ways to meaningfully measure communication without devoting too much time or money.
Read Meaningful Measurement without Huge Investment »
There seems to be little overlap in how engagement is measured for employees and how leadership experts describe engaged leaders. This article proposes integrating leadership engagement concepts into employee engagement research.
Read Measuring the engagement “sweet spot” »
We all know that two-way communication is better than one-way, but why is that the case and how exactly does it make a difference? Angela Sinickas mines her survey database to find those differences and some answers.
Read The impact of dialogue vs. briefing »
How to carry out a communication audit depending on your organization’s need and budget, starting with observational metrics before qualitative and quantitative research.
Read Matching audit tools to the information you need »
Mirroring similar questions on surveys for employees and customers can provide highly actionable insights that lead to corrective actions
Read Comparing Internal and External Research »