Announcing the launch of the 2014 APAC and India Internal Communications Survey! The Survey aims to gauge the progress, maturity and impact of internal communications in the region.
This is the fourth edition of the survey. It is the first ever study from India among practitioners and is meant to be completed by professionals who work or have worked for organizations either in the capacity of a leader or an individual contributor to the internal communications function. Look up the survey results from 2013, 2012 and 2011 to understand trends shaping the function.
This year the survey invites practitioners to share their perspectives on internal (employee) branding, organization culture and communication, the communicator’s skills, knowledge and expertise and priorities for the future.
This survey will continue to engage on the role and expectations of the function, budgets and focus areas and how leadership views the role.
Take the survey now! It will take 10 minutes of your time. Survey closes December 30, 2014.
Why should you take the survey?
Get the opportunity to shape the future of the function
Have your voice heard
Help guide how leaders and communicators will steer decisions and evolve interventions
Be the first to receive an executive summary of the results
Take tangible measures to make an impact in your role, company and industry
Who is running this survey
This is an independent survey conducted by Aniisu K. Verghese, an internal communication expert, author and consultant and has over sixteen years of experience in the evolving internal communications and social media domains with leading retail, IT, financial services and consulting organizations. Aniisu is the author of – Internal Communications – Insights, Practices and Models (Sage Publications, 2012). He currently serves as the Corporate Communications and CSR Lead for Tesco HSC, the technology and operations center of Tesco, one of the world’s largest retailers.
He managed key internal communication assignments with Fidelity, Accenture and i-flex solutions including the launch and management of corporate intranets, editing company employee newsletters, coaching senior leadership, leading internal brand campaigns as well as crafting effective corporate social responsibility communication that improved employee engagement. Aniisu often shares expert media commentary and perspectives on careers, culture, social media, employee and leadership communications.
Aniisu began his career as a brand executive with Leo Burnett, Bangladesh and Saatchi & Saatchi, India creatively contributing to the growth of the Nestle, British American Tobacco, BPL and Tata Tea accounts. Besides his work,
Aniisu blogs India’s and Asia’s first dialogue on internal communication – Intraskope (www.intraskope.wordpress.com) which has been featured in global publications such as Melcrum and Simply Communicate.
He speaks at management forums and addressed about 100 global communicators at the 2011 World International Association of Business Communicators, San Diego, US. Aniisu is scheduled to speak at ‘Strategic Internal Communication’ on the 10-11 Feb 2015 in Melbourne. http://t.co/nhUV8flwwj
He shares management advice through practical training programs on subjects like corporate etiquette, business communication, social networking, career planning and internal branding. He conducts India’s first ever internal communication workshop series – Internal Communications 401, Internal Communications 301, Internal Communications 201, Internal Communications 101
Aniisu is the founder of the global, road safety campaign and the public interest group – Friends For Life (FFL) in India. The World Health Organization invited FFL for a NGO consultative meet in Geneva, Switzerland in September 2003. Aniisu was the only Indian to attend the session which preceded World Health Day 2004, dedicated to road safety globally. He won a bronze at the 14th Godfrey Philips Bravery Awards (2005) for his work on road safety.
As a visiting faculty for leading B-schools in the country he has designed the integrated corporate communications course for St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration, Bangalore and St. Aloysius College, Mangalore. Aniisu has a certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programming and Usability Testing. He has won honors at the 2002 and 2003 League of American Communication Professionals (LACP) Vision Awards and Society of Technical Communications Competitions, Australia Chapter in the employee publication category. Aniisu serves on the international editorial panel for IABC’s global publication – Communication World and was an elite panelist who evaluated and shortlisted Asia Pacific entries for the 2012 International Association of Business Communicator’s Gold Quill Awards.