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Communication World Magazine

Communication World
Learn about best practices and get insights from today's brightest thought leaders in Communication World, IABC's award-winning digital monthly magazine.

Current issue: Visual communication

CW Bulletin

CW Bulletin
Our archive of IABC's former monthly e-newsletter features insightful articles that analyze trends in communication and offer helpful hints and how-to advice.


GAP VIII: Eighth Communication and Public Relations Generally Accepted Practices Study
The GAP VIII study, conducted by the USC Annenberg Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center, provides communication practitioners with timely guidance as they manage their organizations, develop strategy and prepare for the future. With partnering organizations such as IABC, PRSA, the Arthur Page Society and the Institute for Public Relations, GAP VIII is the largest and most comprehensive study to date of senior-level PR/communication practitioners in the U.S.

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We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us
Digging deeper into the findings from their first report, Neil Griffiths, ABC, and Deborah Hinton's second survey provides a broader understanding of how communicators see the future of the communication profession. The report examines how close we are to achieving that vision for the future and shares some ideas for how to get there.

Deborah is a management consultant based in Montréal and Neil is an internal communications manager in London. Their first report on the communication industry was Where Are We? Where Should We Be? To learn more about this research, see the feature article in the July 2013 issue of CW magazine.

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Social Workplace Trust Study
Think letting employees post on the company Facebook or Twitter page is a poor use of time? This groundbreaking study by IABC in partnership with Human 1.0, Society for New Communications Research and Great Place to Work found that when employees are allowed to share about their company on social media, workplace trust and worker passion increases.

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