Leading transitions in a traumatically changing working environment: Communication professionals adapt to COVID-19 impacts.

Paper accepted to present at the 24th International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC), March 4-7, 2021. 

Abstract: The paper presents findings from an international survey of communication professionals on change leadership in communication during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the strong impact brought by the pandemic, communication professionals adapt quickly in change management by using COVID-19 information to build knowledge, enhance trust, develop strategies and guide actions. 

Tong Xie  Bryan H. Reber  Juan Meng  JeongHyun (Janice) Lee