The effects of the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic will last for years around the world. Communication professionals and organizational management need to understand the global and local impact of the virus. You can update and increase your understanding of all important aspects of a virus response so you know the best ways to communicate. By reading the article titles listed below, from 2020, and accessing the most relevant ones you will increase your wide understanding, including key management perspectives. You will also demonstrate to senior management your valuable role in the organization, because the crisis has proven the importance of good communication as a vital part of the decision-making process. A similar page of helpful COVID-19 information for communicators is available in this website, carrying links to articles published online in 2021.
To help with greater understanding by subscribers and other readers, I have developed an array of articles and their links, which are shown below. Much of the material has been written by experts or quotes experts about many aspects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m sure we all are grateful to these authors and their organizations for their outstanding contribution in helping us respond in effective ways to this crisis.
Please note you may need to subscribe to the items marked ‘McKinsey’ (which are free) and ‘Harvard Business Review‘ (paid subscription, although HBR states “We’ve made our coronavirus coverage free for all readers.“).
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The articles below are listed alphabetically within broad topics to make them easier to find.
COVID-19 has driven change in the PR profession – through the shift to WFH and hybrid work. Communicators have earned
Organizational socialization or onboarding is used in both marketing and staffing processes. When done right, it can help you retain
Knowing how to set PR goals and objectives in the planning of your communication activities is vital because it enables