How to help mid-level managers communicate change

Consistency is crucial to messaging, especially amid significant transformation within your organization. Here’s advice on minimizing individual filtering so your message stays on point.

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The remedy can be easier than you think. Providing managers with simple communications tools, such as talking points and FAQ sheets, can help them stay on message in face-to-face sessions—and help increase employee engagement.

For major initiatives or change management issues, a communications toolkit can be an effective solution. You can accommodate a range of manager communication styles by providing an electronic toolbox of email templates they can copy and paste into their own emails, bulletin board flyers they can print out at work, PowerPoint presentations, videos, tip sheets, training guidelines and more.

Managers’ preferences vary when it comes to communicating, so providing multiple delivery methods will aid in timely message dissemination that stays authentic to their management style.

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