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4 Types of Employee Engagement Communication

By December 17, 2014 No Comments

It’s been said — here and elsewhere — again and again: employee engagement is vital.  And there are as many ways to improve engagement as there are reasons to do so.  A Gallup poll from earlier this year outlines a few key strategies, including staffing quality managers, holding them accountable for their employees’ engagement and fostering investment among employees by giving them a voice in driving improvements.

Once these initiatives have been developed, once they’re in place, once measurement begins, a new task arises — keeping employees in the loop.  In fact, thorough communication must begin well before this stage, even before a new hire’s first day on the job.  The graphic below provides a handy breakdown of the different forms of employee communication.

4 types of communication 12-17-14

Infographic courtesy of LifeHack.org.