Workplace Communication...

Workplace Communication Communication is the process of sharing ideas, information, and messages with others in a particular time and place. There are many means of communication. It is the lifeblood of an organization and, without it, things do not get done. To be an effective and valuable at the workplace, it is important that the employees must have skills in the different methods of communication.  In the communication process, it must pass from a sender to a receiver. This must occur irrespective of the form of communication. Workplace communication is the transmitting of information from one employee or group of employees to another employee or other group of employees in the organization. This communication is vital for the ability of the organization to be productive and also for its smooth operation. Communication includes written and verbal communication, as well as nonverbal communication (such as facial expressions, body language, or gestures), visual communication (the use of images or pictures, such as painting, photograph, video or film) and electronic communication (telephone calls, and electronic mail etc.). For communication to be effective it must be understood by the receiver and be able to be responded to. This means that total communication involves speaking, reading, listening, and reasoning skills. As communications pass from the source to the receiver there is plenty of opportunity for its original meaning to change or alter. Therefore listening, reasoning and feedback is an important part of the process as it is an opportunity for the sender to make sure the receiver has understood the message. Communication is about sending, receiving, and understanding of the information and its meaning. Receiving and understanding are the most important operations in the communication process, since the response of the receiver defines whether the communication attempt is successful or...