Effects Of Ineffective Communication

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This usually occurs when managers do not meet with staff regularly to check in or update staff of new occurrences. Even if the manager does follow through with regular meetings the manager must abide by the three “C’s” rule of communicating with clarity, completion, and conciseness (Juneja, 2011). Managers promote poor communication when it is not planned out correctly, which can cause chaos and friction within the department. Emotions can cause a barrier and result in a communication breakdown. Poor communication is not always at the fault of the manager, poor listening on the staff’s part can contribute to the problem. A staff member could cause communication break down because of his or her emotions, causing negativity within the department. Everyone’s focus is on the frustration then a resolution of the message the manager is trying to convey to the staff (Juneja, 2011). An organization’s structure could cause issues with communication, too many levels within an organization causes too many channels for communication to flow through. The message can lose its effectiveness and there can be misinterpretation. A manager who does not maintain an open-door policy with staff members can also cause a communication breakdown. Staff members who do not feel comfortable approaching managers regarding important issues allow some problems to escalate until it is too late to …show more content…
A horizontal structure keeps the organization from growing into too many levels, which can become costly and have too many channels for communication to run through. Organizing staff into teams by demographic areas, career paths, or by employee job description can be beneficial, which is known as cross-functional teams. This design takes employees with different job skills to provide a patient with quality care or support a specific procedure like billing from start to finish. Teams promote communication and can eliminate any issues between departments. The staff members work cohesively to promote job performance and in a positive environment (Lombardi & Schermerhorn,

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