1. Managing people and resources are easier when you have good communication skills
A person having strong communication skills can better manage their teams and resources. Being able to communicate effectively is one of the most important life skills to learn. Good communication skills are essential to allow others and yourself to understand information more accurately and quickly. It is important to practice good body language, use eye contact, utilize hand gestures, and watch the tone of voice when communicating with others.
2. Communicating effectively is essential to attracting, retaining, and motivating team members
People are motivated to perform harder and more efficiently when their managers and leaders communicate effectively. A small firm may grow into a large one when its managers and executives treat their staff and customers with respect and kindness. By respecting others, the other person will feel appreciated, which will lead to a more honest and productive conversation.
3. Improves knowledge-sharing efforts
One of the main goals companies are trying to achieve by investing in internal communications is to improve knowledge-sharing best practices. In an organization, sharing knowledge not only increases productivity but also empowers employees to do their jobs effectively and efficiently. Employees can work faster and smarter by getting easy access to insights, resources, and expertise.
4. Improves inter-departmental communications
Without a proper communications strategy, it is very hard to keep effective interdepartmental communications within companies. For employees to be more productive, they need to communicate and collaborate easily. A study performed by the Asian Economic and Social Society concluded that effective interdepartmental communication is “the lifeblood” of companies that have an enviable track record of success.
5. Establish common goals
One of the best ways to promote interdepartmental communication is to set common goals which can be achieved by working together. Certain departments are naturally aligned with each other to some extent given the nature of the work they do. Departments with shared goals have no choice but to communicate and work together as their performance will be judged on their ability to achieve those goals.