The Management Blog
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Excellent communication in the office is imperative.
What you say (and what you don’t say) to your employees greatly influences the corporate culture, their satisfaction with work, productivity levels and loyalty to the company.
Some say that with texting, emails and “Whatsapping” that the art of true conversation, i.e something that comes out of your mouth, is lost!
A company relies on its employees to be productive and efficient when it comes to their tasks.
The quicker and better your workers are able to implement their duties, the more products or services you can offer, thereby raising profits.
Experienced managers know all too well the frustration that occurs when an employee doesn’t listen to them.
There are stellar employees who understand everything from the first time and carry out the instructions to a tee.
Whether you manage a small or a large team, a conflict between your employees can derail the productivity of your entire department.
Although you expect your employees to be grown adults and manage their issues on their own, there are times when it is advantageous for a leader to step in and handle the situation.
Change can bring about a stressful and difficult time for members of any organisation.
However, the situation can be greatly exacerbated if employees feel like they are being kept in the dark about matters affecting them.
Managers play a large role in their organisations, not only in terms of delegation and strategy, but in how much stress they can parlay unto their colleagues.
One study found that 7 out of 10 employees blame their boss for increasing their stress levels.
Whether you have just been promoted to a managerial role, or you are simply looking to improve your leadership skills, most sources will tell you the most important skill all managers need is good communication.
It’s easy enough to say that leaders must be able to explain their thoughts clearly and listen to their staff, but what does communication competence actually consist of? Learn More