Running head: Stakeholders/Effective Communication
Angelique R. Cosby
Grand Canyon University: LDR 645
In most team-oriented organizations communication is a great key to success. Giving people opportunities to express their ideas and sharing them with top management this can fully fulfill the communication within that organization. When top management are on the same page then we have a superb alignment. Giving the fact that management needs to come up with a strategic plan for a proper alignment this will entail that the stakeholders will be well involved as well. Having effective communication with stakeholders will not only build ...view middle of the document...
This also gives leaders a better understanding of what the stakeholders are looking for and point out some issues they may have. Alignment is needed to bring communication in; therefore leaders can create groups to help strategize an effective way of communication. By creating groups this allows for ideas to be passed around and also possible relationships being built.
It’s one thing to communicate with others but how we communicate is what matters. It’s so many ways to communicate with our stakeholders it’s just best to know what is most effective and convenient for others. Email, weekly or monthly meetings and conference calls are all ways to communicate with stakeholders. Communication is a constant, error on the side of over communicating as there are always people that didn’t hear, understand or make connection when they heard it the first time (Communicate with Stakeholders).
You can use alignment to increase effectiveness by having confidence and believing in what you communicate about. You can’t expect people to listen and understand what you are saying if you don’t believe in yourself. Being clear and straight to the point that way you don’t lose people from the specifics. By not being an effective communicator your message will be unclear, wrong actions will be taken and could result in serious issues being developed in your business (D’Andrea, 2009).
As a communicator you may give your employees a task to help find ways to effectively increase the communication within the organization. You may think you presented very clearly to others where they understand. But to be effective you may want to ask questions get feedback from your employees. Feedback is a good way to ensure that your listeners understand and they can do the task successfully.
In being a communicator it can be difficult at times because we worry about if our listeners are listening. If they understand your various concepts, are you being too vague or not giving enough information. All of these things run through our head when we are speaking. Being enthusiastic and passionate in what you speak about....