Friday, October 1, 2010

Strengthening Communication to Enhance Your Workplace

Communication is one of the basic functions within an organization and its importance can hardly be overemphasized. Effective communication is a requirement for successful businesses, yet poor communication remains a barrier for many. In fact, poor communication accounts for a multitude of workplace difficulties including interpersonal conflict, poor productivity, legal exposure, low morale, high turnover and wasted time, efforts, and money.

Communication problems that develop in an organization are almost always solvable. Despite the fact that not everyone is born a great communicator, most of us are capable of learning. Here are some basic tips that will help strengthen relationships and enhance communication in your workplace: