Communication Is An Important Tool For Developing An Effective Organization

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Introduction Human beings are communicative objects; and they cannot know each other without a communication system (Harris, Nelson, 2008). Because of communication systems, human interaction is imperative for surviving and living in secure lives. As Harris & Nelson (2008) indicate that communication is a way of sharing our ideas and feelings with people. Communication is not only important in our own personal lives, but also in any organization. According to Harris and Nelson (2008), communication plays a major role in all activities in the workplace. Also Greenbaum, Clampitt, Willihnganz (1988) emphasize that communication is an important tool for developing an effective organization. Successful communication within an organization …show more content…
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The traditional perspective According to Papa, Daniels, & Spiker (2007), the “ traditional perspective is so called simply because it is the oldest of three perspectives” (p. 8). From the traditional perspective, organizational communication is defined as the process of a message traveling across space through a channel from one point to another. Traditionalists see that communication as valuable material object that travels though channels such as computers, telephones, and other tangible substances. From this viewpoint, organizational communication is an observable activity that can be subjected to measuring, labeling, and classification (Papa, Daniels, & Spiker, 2007), and occurs in a straight direction with a channel acting as a direct linkage between individuals (Miller, 2014). This approach emphasizes the channel and transmission of the message (the basic parts of communication). Traditionalist most values effectiveness of organizational communication in the company, he/she studies such as the flow of information within the organizational networks, message disruptions, breakdown in communication channels, the strategies managers and supervisors apply when communicating with their subordinates, and the dynamics of group problems solving and decision making (Papa, Daniels, & Spiker, 2007, p. 8). For example, a breakdown in communication between
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