Infographic: Is an internal social network right for your organization?

The platform can connect employees, foster collaboration and cut down on email—but not all employees will like it. Consider these pros and cons.

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Internal social networks can be a hard sell to executives.

When you pitch the idea, executives will probably ask, “Isn’t that an internal Facebook?” “Won’t it keep employees from doing their work?”

OK, so internal social networks are essentially an internal Facebook, but they can help employees do their jobs better.

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An infographic by Alive With Ideas lists the pros and cons of having an internal social network, as well as some tips for successfully launching one.

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