According to recent workplace research data, poor workplace communication leads to 1 in 3 workers wanting to leave their job and also leads to anxiety and confusion about their job. A large part of this problem is the sheer number of different tools in the workplace causing wasted time keeping up with notifications and chats. Nearly half of workers involved reported not getting crucial information needed to do their jobs. Some ways to avoid this are using social networks, explaining the necessity of certain systems, meetings, utilizing digital platforms and training on how to use them, and using a singular set of workplace tools.
- poor communication in the workplace has 1 out of 3 Americans ready to quit their jobs.
- 42% tip workers reported that they are missing critical information needed for their work because of bad communication.
- In person or video meetings are a must for a successful company, they are much more effective than text and/or email
“One other issue that needs addressing is related to the creation of a single set of tools. In some organizations, different set of employees or different departments can select different apps or tools to use. But in most cases, these tools are incompatible with each other. This leads to interrupted or malfunctioned communication between the employees. “To avoid these circumstances, companies should install a company-wide intranet and common apps or tools that provide flawless connection for ever”