Communication In The Workplace

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The ability to communicate well is an important life skill. In the same way, verbal and nonverbal communication skills are as valuable in life and in a workplace. McShane and Glinow (2009) defines communication as transmitted information between two or more people (p. 169). In other words, communication is an act of transferring information from one place to another, whether it is vocally, written, visually, or verbal and non-verbal. How well we can transmit or receive information is a measure of how good our communication skills are, and developing plus understanding these essential skills can help several aspects of our lives, including how we communicate at our workplace. It is important to understand that communication is more than just …show more content…
I believe that good communication establishes lasting relationships at work and in life because it allows us share our thoughts, to learn and exchange ideas, and to serve customers and clients. The ability to speak and write well, and to listen affectively is vital to career success. In addition, I view communication as a highly valued action in any organization. It keeps everyone involve and clearly defines the expectations set by an organization’s mission and goals. It also builds honesty and respect warranting a tightly bond, and closeness, among employees who are committed to one another. But perhaps the reason why this topic interest me the most, is because communication is the answer to most problematic issues in our lives. It is simple and obvious, yet most dismiss it as a solution or refuse to acknowledge that communication could resolve most, if not all, many of the difficulties we have at work and our personal …show more content…
Each student rely on feedbacks from other students so giving clear messages are important. Proper communication allows everyone to comment and deliver their opinions and exchange ideas in the open forums. Ultimately, recognizing that communication is not just about speaking or listening. Advancements in technology now allow us to communicate through email, instant messaging, texting, web blogs, and other types of electronic communication. Different forms of verbal and nonverbal communication such as recognition and other types of acknowledgment produces trust and boost in morale. Thus, creating an effective and motivated work environment. Good communication is essential to the core productivity of an organization. It helps maintain honesty between colleagues that can develop into a solid working relationships and

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