Relevance of Communication to Management

1021 Words Aug 21st, 2013 5 Pages
By Obasesam Usang Effiom
Ghana Christian University College
Accra - Ghana

State the Relevance of Communication to Management
SDM 201222101028
Ghana Christian University College
Lecturer: Gabriel Annan
Date: 15th April 2013
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Table of Content Pg.
Introduction
Definition of Terms
Relevance of Communication to management
Conclusion
Reference

Introduction
Communication is a vital part of personal life more so important in business and management, and any other situation where people encounter each other. Effective Communication is significant for managers in the organizations so as to perform the basic functions of management, i.e., Planning, Organizing, Leading and Controlling. Communication helps
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Communication includes writing and talking, as well as nonverbal communication (such as facial expressions, body language, or gestures), visual communication (the use of images or pictures, such as painting, photography, video, or film), and electronic communication (telephone calls, electronic mail, cable television, or satellite broadcasts).
Communication is a vital part of personal life and is also important in management, education, and any other situation where people encounter each other. Management is concerned with communication in several special ways. Some businesses build and install communication equipment, such as fax (facsimile) machines, video cameras, CD players, printing presses, personal computers, and telephones. Other companies create some of the messages or content that those technologies carry, such as movies, books, and software.
Definition of Management
Management Innovations (2008), “Management is the process of reaching organizational goals by working with and through people and other organizational resources”.
Again, from the Microsoft Encarta Student Guide (2009), Management, in business, term used to describe the techniques and expertise of efficient organization, planning, direction, and control of the operations of a business. It can also be said to be the administration of business: the organizing and controlling of the affairs of