After being preoccupied for the last few weeks with coronavirus related crisis communications, social distancing and whole workforces suddenly home working, when is the right time for internal communicators to resume normal service by restarting business as usual communications, and what should they be considering when they do?
There is currently a heated debate raging about the future of internal communication. The convergence of internal and external communication, artificial intelligence, the changing world of work and the digital workplace are all being cited as the death knells of current practice. Should internal communicators be looking for another role?
There are fifty thousand bees in the average beehive, equivalent to the number of people in a large national or multi-national organisation. Human internal communicators often struggle to communicate with this number of individuals but the bees seem to do it effortlessly. What are the bees mysterious methods of internal communication that enable them to collaborate together so effectively?