Importance Of Professional Interpersonal Communication

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Professional Interpersonal Communication
Rodney Thomas Sr.
Western International University
Human Relations and Communication
Mollie Surgine
December 4, 2017 Professional Interpersonal Communication
This paper is an analysis based on the function in communications involving two teams. The first team is team A which is a team made up of members who refuse to meet project deadlines and show respect for the role of leadership with in a team setting. This is a team who is plagued with distractions and loses focus of the objectives that includes being on time for team meetings. Other problems include distractions of using cell phones in meetings and ignoring the importance of leadership addressing agendas and projects for
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The difference in the two is that team B arrives on time for team meetings and does not display rude or unproductive behavior towards their leader allowing her to talk and explain the importance of team work and meeting deadlines, and the fact that all participants are responsible for getting their work done. Unlike the leader in team A this leader is appreciative in giving thanks for everyone who was able to be at the meeting to discuss the agenda and continues to delegate on matters that members may have a concern. If the context of the agenda is not understood the leader addresses the team stating if there are any question regarding the project, please don’t hesitate to contact …show more content…
(2) A clear and engaging direction (3) enabling a team structure. (4) Being supportive in team context. (5) Availability of competent coaching. (6) The enhancement of team success. To make improvements leaders need to motivate members by allowing them to commit to workshops and skill building programs with in the foundations of the organization. To be a successful team, according to (DeVito 2013) it requires applying interpersonal skills appropriately and effectively which team A needs desperately also being mindful of the unique communications as team B has displayed through options and choices and why weighing out why they are important.

Feedback is a critical component of interpersonal communication what it does is tell the speaker what effect he or she is having on the listeners. In addition, this feedback by the speaker can be adjusted, modified and strengthen in changing the content or the form of the message itself. With team A barriers of communication involving cell phone use and over talking the leader it has distorted the context of the speakers message. According to DeVito 2013) p 14, communication always take place in context or in an environment that influences the form and content of the speakers

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