The Importance Of Communication In The Workplace

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Part of enjoying life, is to enjoy the career path chosen. No matter what career a person chooses, communication is always key. For those in the health career field, they understand the importance of being punctual and ready for what each and every day may bring. Communication is a characteristic of teamwork, which is a significant skill to have when working in the health care field. A patient’s life could be at risk if these professionals lack exchanging information properly. Goals of organization in a workplace are important because poor communication can cause an unsafe environment, so by scheduling meetings and identifying a problem, communication can be improved. The workplace environment should be organized, safe, and friendly. One …show more content…
Every person is unique in their own way and have different ways of how they accurately communicate with others. Different personalities can mean understanding things differently. Nonverbal languages, such as body language, are difficult for some cultures to interpret, so the communication is unclear. Leadership is important because most employees look upon a specific person to tell them their duties for the job, so if the leader is slacking, everyone else may fall behind as well. Events that happen in personal lives are not supposed to be brought to work, but some occasions it may, which can cause distractions to not only that person, but everyone else around. Learning to adapt to different situations and styles may be mandatory (Moor 2015). Poor communication has many causes and it can affect more than one person in the …show more content…
Mentally ill patients deserve time and occasionally extra care. Problems of communication with nurses that care for those with a learning disability can be avoided if they are trained properly. Losing possessions and being neglected happened to a man due to not having the correct care giver he needed (Castles 2012). It is hard for family to stay involved when the professionals do not properly communicate with them. “One reported that he had been misinformed about visiting hours” (Castles 2012). A man, laying in a hospital bed, large open room, no one around, could be starving himself or refusing to take his medication because he is getting depressed thinking his family forgot about him because they never visited. This may lower his health causing more serious issues. Poor communication can cause tragic accidents and neglecting a patient with a learning disability is taking advantage of

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