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Interdepartmental Communication: Best Strategies and a Case Study

In the 2004 Olympics, the American men’s relay team shocked the crowd for all the wrong reasons. With an average 100-meter sprint time of 9.89 seconds each, they were one of the fastest relay teams ever. Everyone thought they were a sure bet to win gold that year. But they didn’t. The team individually were...

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Employee Questionnaires and Surveys: Best Practices and Samples

For years, doing business was a little like shooting an arrow while squinting in the dark. You had a general idea of what you wanted to hit, and how, but you didn’t have all the information you needed to get a clear shot. Not anymore. One of the beautiful things about today’s technology is how...

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7 Actionable Techniques to Improve Internal Communication

As work becomes flexible, teams become remote, and companies spread across the globe, so internal communication becomes an increasing challenge. From the newest startup to the largest Fortune 500 company, every business relies on employees as their most valuable asset. In addition, team communication is vital to managing and keeping those employees engaged and on...

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The Ultimate Guide to Daily and Weekly Status Reports [Case Studies]

When we were beta testing Status, we learned that teams from different industries used Status for different purposes, ranging from team communication, communication with stakeholders and interdepartmental status updates, to building internal knowledge and eliminating data silos. However, our beta tester companies reported that simply implementing regular daily and weekly status reports helped to motivate...

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