You live and work in a world that depends on collaboration. Whether you’re a small business owner, a department head or a member of a project group, success at work depends on people working together on common goals. Unfortunately, many teams fail to meet their objectives because of poor communication. Some of the most severe communication problems are systemic, that is, they are part of the organizational culture. Learning how to address these issues can make your team more productive, as well as creating a more positive work environment.
Below, Victor Mitchell, a successful businessman and life-long entrepreneur who has founded and turned around varied companies, sheds light on how to address these systematic communication problems at work:
Systemic communication problems are most commonly found in large organizations, though they can be a feature of small or medium-sized enterprises too. They often occur when a business has been built … Read the rest