The need to heed
- Mind your own business. Pollock, Ted // Supervision;Feb2000, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p14
Provides information on how managers can improve their communication relationship with their subordinates. Details on dialogue skills; How to provide job satisfaction to employees; Importance of time consciousness.
- Talk 'Companyese'? // Sell!ng;Jul99, p1
Reports the result of a survey on how companies communicate with its salespeople. Statements used in the survey.
- Communicating better with your boss. Skinner, Merna // Public Relations Tactics;Feb2000, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p24
Discusses ways for employees to develop better relationships with their managers in the United States. Understanding managers' preferred communication style; Description of types of bosses and advice on how best to communicate with them; Identifying an employee's own communication type.
- Five ways to avoid misunderstandings. Bragg, Terry // Occupational Hazards;Jul99, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p43
Highlights communication tools that could aid managers in avoiding miscommunications with their subordinates. Use of phrases that sum up talk; Need to ask questions; Need to paraphrase; Use of examples; Need to tell stories.
- Talking to your employees. Solomon, Charlene Marmer // Black Enterprise;Oct94, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p59
Offers advice on how managers can provide effective feedback. Comments from Lina Rusty, senior vice president of a career management and placement firm; Thoughts on employees' difficulties and strengths.
- Vaguespeak and the Thistlebottom Line. Caudron, Shari // Workforce (10928332);Feb2003, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p20
Presents advice for executives on how to communicate efficiently with their subordinates. Factors that contribute to communication gaps between management and employees; Ways of becoming an effective public speaker; Information on the tendency among executives to utilize ambiguous phrases.
- Take Time to Listen to Your Employees -- Old Ways in the New Century. Greenlaw, Brantley // San Diego Business Journal;10/02/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p65
Focuses on the importance of proper employee treatment in keeping the business running in San Diego, California. Importance of listening to employee suggestions; Impact of good communication on productivity; List of ways on how to treat employees properly; Provision of time and good work...
- Listen to Your Employees-Old Ways in the New Century. Greenlaw, Brantiey // San Diego Business Journal;10/02/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p123
Focuses on the importance of proper employee treatment in business enterprises in San Diego, California. Strategies to keep employees in the business; Need for good employee communication for business success; Emphasis on the importance of treating employees as real human beings.
- Practical steps to improve communication with employees. Davison, Caroline L. // New Hampshire Business Review;01/26/2001 Supplement, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p6A
Provides tips for improving communication in personnel management. Correlation between employee satisfaction and employee retention; List of common communication mistakes; Benefits of using visual aids.