Leadership Communication Analytical Essay by Nicky

A look at the benefits of effective communication by leaders in the workplace.
# 145919 | 1,226 words | 4 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on Dec 07, 2010 in Business (Management) , Communication (Interpersonal)

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This paper examines the benefits and positive outcomes of effective communication skills among leaders of an organization. It further shows how effective communication prevents and resolves conflict by bringing underlying concerns to the surface. The paper describes the ways in which leaders communicate, not only with language but also with behavior, and how leaders set an example within the organization. The benefits of effective communication are also enumerated, such as cutting costs and creating a healthy organization. The paper also points out that leaders should communicate well with those outside the organization, such as the media and company stakeholders. The paper concludes by stating that an organization can become more profitable by investing in leaders with good communications skills.

The Benefits of Being an Effective Communicator

From the Paper:

"Strategies of communication range from those that transmit knowledge and power to those that promote camaraderie and creativity. The best way to maximize communication skills is to first understand the needs of the organization: its mission, its philosophy, and its goals. Second, leaders need to adapt their communications skills to serve the needs of the specific team and project. Third, leaders can practice effective communication by drawing upon simple truths including honesty, openness, and good listening skills."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Benefits of Leadership Training." University of Calgary. Retrieved Jan 30, 2009 from http://www.ucalgary.ca/ose/uclbenefits
  • Blalock, M. (2006). Listen up. Wisconsin Business Alumni. Retrieved Jan 30, 2009 from http://www.bus.wisc.edu/update/winter05/business_communication.asp
  • "Business Communication." Retrieved Jan 30, 2009 from http://www.hodu.com/business-communication-menu.html
  • "Communication and Leadership." Retrieved Jan 30, 2009 from http://www.skagitwatershed.org/~donclark/leader/leadcom.html

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