Fostering Effective Communication: A Systems Approach To Facilitating Organizational Congruence
Journal Title:Organization Leadership and Development Quarterly (OLDQ)
Effective communication is imperative to the effectiveness of any social structure. OD has as its defining role the unification of people in organizations. Effective communication and systems thinking help in understanding the complexity and interconnectedness of organizations. The revitalization of the innovation agenda in organizations demands the effective communication among all organizational members. This article explores the role and significance of effective communication among managers in an organization. The article submits that organizational congruence is fundamental to the attainment of organization development outcomes. The sustenance of collaborative approaches in organizations requires managers to foster effective communications.