Recap After understanding how we can achieve an effective communication in organisations, the next stage is to understand the channels and networks that will facilitate this.
Wheel Network It is the most centralised network, where information flows from the strong centred leader to a periphery members of the group.
Chain Network Is a set channel where information can go both directions: From Managers to employees, to inform and instruct, and From the employees to the managers to report
The Circle Network A decentralised network, where communication is happening in an unorganised group, with no leadership
All-channel A decentralised network, that involves full participation of all members of the team.
Types of network depending on complexity of the task Variable Simple Tasks Complex Task Efficiency Centralised Decentralised Satisfaction Decentralised Decentralised Participation Decentralised Decentralised Fastness Centralised Decentralised
Conclusion To conclude, Understanding Effective Transfer, Effective Understanding, And Communication Networks, Will lead to a Effective Communication.
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