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Global Team Performance Improvements through the Development of Trust

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Modified from Sarker, et. al (2011) Business enhancement requires a level of thinking beyond the concrete efficiencies we have enhanced through statistical turnip twisting over the past few decades. Some have argued that future gains from efficiency will be much harder to realize. The next era may possibly be based on the use of virtual networks that enhance the fuzzy nature of human performance to new levels that not only create new layers of efficiency but also higher levels of output. Research conducted by Sarker, et. al (2011) indicates that trust within communication networks can increase team performance. Trust is an important aspect of business success and social development. People are longing for more trust as a result of an extra emphasis on collaboration and changes in interconnectivity of technology (McEvily, et. al., 2003). As exchanges occur in a virtual world people are seeking higher levels of trust in their cultural exchanges. They want to be sure that peop

Goal-Orientated Communication as a Method of Achievement

Goal-orientated communication is a natural part of life and business success.   It can be argued that all communication is goal orientated in one way or another. Whether we are cementing friendships or trying to achieve some business objective all communication has a level of goal attainment purpose. It is only necessary to understand which goal the communicator is seeking to achieve to provide information that is more relevant. It is a process of receiving and understanding messages that create pathways to achieving successes. When two people interact the channel through which they communicate becomes further defined (Shannon, 1948). This means they will discuss issues verbally, electronically, in written form or any other way.   Often this channel’s definition starts through the initiation of contact and then maintains itself as a preferred method of communication through the process. It is possible to see how text messages have taken precedence over other forms of communica

Leadership Communication Abilities Leads to Trust and Performance

Communication between employee and employers can have a compelling impact on the nature of business and the overall success of employee trust. Through these positive relationships between managers and employees higher levels of shared interest and commitment to organizational principles can be formed. The development of such benefits rests in how managers communicate their expectations and the openness of the employee to hearing those messages. Managerial communication can take the form of downward, horizontal, or upward momentum through both formal and informal communication methods (Bell and Martin, 2008). The openness to share ideas, needs, and values allows for a stronger depth of mutual experiences. It is through these relationships and shared experiences that organizations can develop higher levels of positive affectivity toward the business imperatives. Such concepts are set in the underlining premises of the employee and management group understandings.   Communica