Strategic Government Internal Communications
May 16 - 18 in Washington, DC
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Tuesday, May 17 • 3:00pm - 3:35pm
Climbing Up From the Bottom: How Internal Communication Can Improve Employee Morale
National Association of Government Communications

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Nearly every organization goes through a period of turmoil, forced change, and damaged morale. This session will provide you with tips on how your internal communications strategy can engage and empower your employees when they need it the most.

Discuss what works and what doesn’t when developing a foundation of trust by establishing transparency and open lines of communication up, down and across the organization, including how to:

  • Make the best use of focus groups to identify problem areas within your organization
  • Understand the forming, storming, norming and performing stages of team development
  • Create and empower an Employee Council
  • Gain support from leadership to alleviate employee fear of retribution for speaking up


John Verrico, President

National Association of Government Communicators

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John Verrico

President, National Association of Government Communications
High-energy, thought-provoking and humorous trainer and consultant on motivational leadership and communication. John Verrico is the President of the National Association of Government Communicators, and has more than 34 years of experience as a public affairs professional in federal... Read More →

Tuesday May 17, 2016 3:00pm - 3:35pm EDT
Wilson/Harrison Room, Lobby Level Doubletree by Hilton DC Crystal City