In a Nutshell: Issue 62

There are multiple established channels – both formal and informal - which give employees a voice on organisational issues. But, while employees may voice an opinion, there's no guarantee they're not also withholding their views on issues that disturb smooth co-operation. This article shows that factors that enable voice may not necessarily be enough to overcome workplace silence.

Louisa Baczor

Reviewed by:

Louisa Baczor, Research Adviser

Louisa joined the CIPD in February 2015 as a Research Associate, responsible for supporting work on developing the people management profession for the future. She gained experience studying the changing nature of the HR function during a Master’s at the University of Bath, with a research project on perceptions of the trustworthiness of HR. Louisa has an undergraduate degree in Psychology.

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