Communications Management is too often neglected

Communications Management is too often neglected

Communication Management
In general, the communications management plan is the thinnest “chapter” of any project management plan. Effective and efficient communication is crucial to the degree that we can connect any project issue to poor communication. For example, scope creep, which is unauthorized scope, stems from either not properly explaining what the work entails or not documenting (communication) a request for more work. And the same applies to issues involving stakeholders where the expectations are not clearly explained, interpreted, or completed. So why is communication management usually relegated to communication flow diagrams, meeting minutes templates, and reports required by the client? The short answer is that we assume that people know what we want and what is expected. When I train and consult people on preparing a scope, I emphasize the importance…
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Communication Management is Essential for Success

Communication Management is Essential for Success

Communication Management
Knowledge and information became a vital part of our emerging society, and the transformation of this knowledge and information from one person to another is nothing but communication itself. Good or impactful communication can encourage or motivate one; on the other hand, some wrong information can brainwash a person to do unethical things. Effective management of communication is the essence of achieving organizational goals.  The main objective of communication is to create a meeting of minds and set a common goal for everyone in the organization, keeping in mind their individual goals. It is important to understand what message to convey, but it is also essential to know who the message should be and what medium. The components of communication basically are of five types viz. sender, receiver, message, channel,…
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