Successful communication tips to embed the Four Enablers

The four enablers of engagement are underpinned by effective employee communications.

Strategic Narrative

  • articulating the purpose and strategic direction of the organisation
  • creating a strong emotional connection and reasons to believe in the brand
  • providing a clear line of sight to business priorities and local relevance

Engaging Managers

  • engaging managers to take responsibility for engaging others
  • building managers’ confidence to facilitate adult-to-adult conversations
  • keeping managers informed in the bigger picture

Employee Voice

  • creating platforms for dialogue and feedback at a team, functional and business level
  • listening, demonstrating employees’ opinions counts and their contribution matters
  • connecting communities of practice to promote knowledge sharing and collaboration

Integrity

  • building trust through honest, authentic communications
  • closing the gap between what an organisation says and what it does
  • taking action and follow-through on feedback