Holly Carey Ellis
Workplace communication plays a vital role in every aspect of an organization. It will minimize employee uncertainty and resistance and will gain the employee's cooperation. 50% of a manager's times are spent resolving people problems relating to trust issues and poor communication. Communication can eliminate management time spent on handling employee conflict. (workplace communication)
* What techniques are effective for sharing information and ideas?
* There are many techniques which can be used for communication but not all are effective. Which ones are? There are the traditional ways of communication such as verbal in person, verbal by telephone, body language, snail mail, e-mail, organizational charts, and of course the common flyer sent throughout the office. All of these techniques get the word out, giving people information and ideas, but are they really effective? Let’s look at them: when verbally communicating in person, we do two things, we speak with our mouths and with our bodies, this is not only verbal communication, but is also body language, which is effective, when communicating face-to-face. However we cannot always be face-to-face with someone when needing to communicate with them. How do we effectively communicate then? This is a good question; it really depends on the person or people you are communicating to.
* Keeping the attention is very important when communicating; doing this however can present a problem when many things are going on.
* Having a well-planned communication strategy in place is critical in the M&A process. Yet, more than 50% of HR professionals indicate that having a well-executed employee communication program is either extremely challenging or somewhat challenging.
* Effective communication involves providing information on 1) the shared vision for the company; 2) the nature and...