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Both must understand each other so that ideas do not get mixed up leading to misunderstanding and disaster. With this in mind comes the conclusion that work place communication comes as a challenge for everyone.
With regard to communication training, the trainer’s job is to help people see how we make sense out of what we experience and develop strategies and skills that accurately and clearly express thoughts, ideas, and emotions to others. So, by focusing on the needs of the trainee, the trainer can create a training lesson that achieves the objectives of a particular training (Beebe et. al.).
There are a number of barriers to effective communication faced by many organizations today. To name a few of those barriers are the following: physical barriers, language, emotions, lack of subject knowledge and stress (Pillai). Physical barriers would affect organizations with large working areas such as companies with a number of departments or a company with a lot of branches situated miles apart. Other factors would include the environment and background noise.
As for the language, inability to converse in the same language, thought or idea may lead to misunderstandings. It is important that the sender and receiver of the message are both on the same page so to speak. One’s emotions are also a factor in achieving effective communication since your feelings may affect your understanding on the messages being conveyed to you.
For example, if one is feeling a little on the low side or is experiencing anger, he/she will have trouble concentrating on listening to the message being conveyed which could lead to misunderstanding. Some thought or ideas may have been left out resulting to poor communication. The same goes with stress explanation goes for stress as well. One could no concentrate well on a train of thought if he or she is mentally or physically stressed out.
Then, there is the lack of subject knowledge. This comes very important
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Communication can be verbal or non-verbal, which means it might entails use of signs, touch, gestures, facial expressions or body movement (Fredric & Jablin, 2007). Because of its importance to our day-to-day life, communication ought to be as effective as possible.
This essay will discuss gender differences in the workplace, specifically how each gender communicates and how they perform as organizational leaders. It will derive its information from research of the literature on gender and organizations. It is particularly relevant in the aspect of organizational communication, human resource management/ development as well as organizational development, as practitioners should be made aware of gender differences in order to hold appropriate expectations and delegate tasks suitable to each member of the staff.
The rise of the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota Motors is a case in point, whereby the effectiveness of organizational communication processes was translated into improved productivity. At a time when the American firms were grappling with a steady decline in employee performance and dwindling productivity, the Japanese manufacturers who were previously known for the inferior quality of their products, rose to fame with their remarkable success achieved by indigenous firms such as Sony, and Toyota (Harris and Nelson, 2007).
The assumption may be founded on the fact that within the US, many organizations perceive domination to be the basis of power. In such an illustration, Pierce and Dougherty (155-159) sought to study the creation, enactment and maintenance of dominance in the case of TWA while acquiring the Ozark airlines.
The work of managers in large organizations is problem solving and decision making. This is a very critical job as it steers the course of the society along with the economic
and governmental organizations.
Nevertheless, there are still areas of improvement that could be tackled.
The organizational communication in the university has a formal upward-downward aspect, and a degree of horizontal communication. This means that information
This means that there are times when employees require an effective communication system to have a job done effectively. Consequently, communication helps in solving of problems (Baker, 2002 p10). Moreover, the