(From marketwire) -- According to the first annual Workplace Communications Impact Survey, conducted online in September 2010 by Harris Interactive and sponsored by Yammer, Inc., companies still have a long way to go in improving internal communications and collaboration. This survey of 1,168 adults who are not the only person that works at their company/organization, shows that communication bottlenecks have a direct impact on employee productivity, and that the majority of employees do not feel valued by their company or comfortable sharing ideas or feedback with senior management.

The survey found that most employees don't think their company excels at internal communications.

  • 15 percent of these adults said their company is not at all effective at internal communications
  • Only 8 percent of these adults said their company is extremely effective at internal communications, including sharing company goals, timelines and plans

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