The IUP Journal of Soft Skills
Fostering Communication Skills Among Teams in Organizations

Article Details
Pub. Date : Sep, 2022
Product Name : The IUP Journal of Soft Skills
Product Type : Article
Product Code : IJSS030922
Author Name : Swatantra Singh Rathod
Availability : YES
Subject/Domain : Management
Download Format : PDF Format
No. of Pages : 8



Communication is the art of conversing, and understanding this art helps us to communicate more effectively. It is a skill that is often taken for granted-from our school-day seminars to facing interviews or corporate meetings. Acquiring effective communication skills can help in all aspects of life, i.e., from professional/personal life to social gatherings. In organizations, learning and understanding effective listening and speaking skills have become essential. With good communication skills, one can create a work environment that is more effective, efficient and engaged. Nowadays organizational leaders are striving hard to understand the different perspectives of their team members. The best way to have proper and quality communication is to first listen and understand the person you are talking with. This paper attempts to explain the importance of communication, improving and nurturing communication skills with changing times, and exploring the advantages of effective communication.


Communication in organizations has evolved, making it exceptionally important for us to understand and improve this skill and properly utilize it. As the time and situation demands, working on and improving our communication skills helps us interact with our colleagues with confidence. The understanding of healthy conversation supports us to create a healthy environment, where we can progress in our work by communicating and cooperating with our team with utmost politeness. While interacting with our team, our optimistic behavior also influences other team members to share their views, ideas and knowledge. With the team's mutual cooperation and knowledge sharing, results can be achieved without further delay.

An organization selects a team leader or a team head who has excellent communication skills along with the technical skills and knowledge. The team leader, an influencer, has to communicate effectively with the team members to convey thoughts and ideas clearly to achieve results. A key to running a successful, highly profitable