Effective Communication Essay

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Effective Communication Debra Wilson HCS 235 May 19, 2014 Connie Woods Effective Communication Based upon employment that I have had, the only organizational model that I have any familiarity with would be the functional organizational model. This model seems to be best suited for use by smaller size companies, or companies that focus on producing or selling only one product or service. Such companies are often less motivated to adopt changes or consider updating. This type of organizational structure is the most common type and seems to have evolved from the idea or concept of high specialization. (Griffin, D.) The job that I have had does indeed focus on providing a single or service and has long appeared to be to not be inclined to incorporate change or much in the way of updating either. But, I can understand why. I worked for a family oriented restaurant chain that has proved to be successful over the years. So, I can see why there has been little inclinations to adopt changes and updating—because, their way of doing things have worked. This organization may share knowledge or involve employees in formulating solutions to problems to some degree, but much of this generally only involves upper management and administration. There are some exceptions of course, but for the most part regular employees simply must follow directives and have little to with the sharing of knowledge or formulating any solutions to problems. (Lombardi, D, Schermerhorn, J, Kramer, B. (2007)). The job that I have had did not do much in the way of employing techniques of effective communication at the organizational level where regular employees (such as myself) are concerned. We basically had to just follow orders. However, there are of course a number of effective techniques for the sharing of information and ideas within any organization. One of the best is also

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