I agree. In addition, I would like to see the “wow” effect and innovation from an advertisement. Referring back to our previous discussion on trends in innovation, I also believe it is critical for today’s multi-media advertisements to convey an image of a company, a product, or service with consistent, happy, and short stories. The ultimate goal is to make the target audience happy and push them to purchase a product or service. In turn, companies will feel pleased with the impacts of happy advertisements. What happy advertisements do you remember? How effective are they in pushing you to make a purchasing decision?
Effective internal communications among employees are related to some desirable organizational outcomes, such as robust morale, a clear vision, low turnover, and high employee engagement. The question is what platform can serve the purpose. This ABC News video introduces “ Yammer ,” an exclusive internal communication tool for companies. A user must use a valid company e-mail address to sign up for an account. Once an account is validated, the user will be led to the company page that is pretty much like a Facebook page. The difference is that only the users whose e-mail addresses share the same domain can see the wall and communicate with each other. I have no question about whether Yammer could be a useful internal communication tool for companies, but I just wonder: how many social networking sites do people need for communication? Why people have to “create” so many platforms or channels for “effective communications”? To many people, Facebook is only for “friends,” whe