15 November 2016

Communication

Workplace communication is very important to companies because it allows companies to be productive and operate effectively. Communication is something we do every day and at times, we can take for granted when it comes to communicating professionally with your colleagues.

It might seem easy but communicating effectively actually takes quite a bit of finesse. Using the right words (tones and language) and getting our message across to our colleagues are skills that we all need to work on.

Definition

Workplace communication is the process of exchanging information, both verbal and non-verbal, within an organization. An organization may consist of employees from different parts of the society. In order to unite the activities of all employees, communication is crucial. Communicating necessary information to the entire workforce becomes necessary. Effective workplace communication ensures that all the organizational objectives are achieved.

The following are the factors influencing workplace communication:

  • Method of communication
  • Content
  • Frequency
  • Skills

Articles

20 Ways to Communicate Effectively With Your Team
This article on Small Business Trends assist you on how you can you communicate well with your team, efficiently and professionally.

Most Effective Communication Skills in the Workplace
This article on ACPE by Frank-Stuart provides tips on having good communication skills and builds solid relationships, preventing unnecessary misunderstandings, and navigates day-to-day deadlines.

What is Effective Workplace Communication?
This article on Small Business Chron explains the broad meaning and understanding of effective workplace communication.

Workplace Communication: Importance, Strategies & Examples
This article on Study.com provides a great understanding of the importance of workplace communication.

10 Tips to Develop Effective Workplace Communication Skills
Written by Michael Lewis, this article on Money Crashers provides some tips that you can practice among your colleagues for an effective workplace communication skills.

Effective Communication In The Workplace For Motivation, Solutions And Success
Employee Motivation Skills provides an article on how effective workplace communication can lead to motivation and success within the company.

Workplace that Work: Interpersonal Communication
In this article, you get to consider the common misconceptions many of us hold about the art of communicating as well as the importance of self-awareness in communication.

Learn Effective Communication Strategies in the Workplace
This article by The Global Broadcast brings out your soft skills when it comes to communication with your colleagues.

4 Strategies for Effective Workplace Communication
An article from Yong and Thrifty narrows down the four strategies to communicate more effectively at your workplace.

Effective Communication in the Workplace
This article from Free Management eBooks is a good read for those who wants an in-depth understanding of effective communication in the workplace.

Overcoming Poor Communication in the Workplace
This article from Robert Half assist you by providing tips on how you can correct the wrong when it comes to communication at the workplace.

4 Steps to Improve Workplace Communication
This article is an interesting read with a four-step approach to effective communications.

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