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Corporate Communication Policies

Corporate communication policies are the official rules, principles, and rationales that organizations issue to guide all forms of communication within a system. Since more and more possibilities have been created for communication, organizations need to formulate rules and regulations to be able to create an overarching viewpoint of the organization. A policy is a statement of intent, and it is implemented as a procedure. In general, the board or senior bodies within an organization construct policies.

Policies can help not only in decision making but also in control, for instance, by determining who can serve as a spokesperson for what matters or who is allowed to talk to the press and financial analysts. This entry discusses the various elements of corporate communication policies and the importance ...

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