Communication is a Latin word, “communicare” which means “to share” or “to be in relation with”. In communication, the “co” part is the most important especially in business. “Co” is a prefix and a forming noun that means joint, mutual, or common. In other words, it takes two parties. If someone is speaking, the other should be listening.
Business communications are the process of sharing information between employees within and outside a company. Effective business communication is how employees and management interact with each other. This is important to reach organizational goals and be more aligned with the core company values. Its main purpose is to improve organizational practices. It is always goal oriented.
It is vital to have effective business communication because it is essential for the success and growth of the company. It also helps a lot in employee engagement, productivity, and turnover.
In business communication, it is crucial that the two parties are in mutual understanding in all aspects. It should be a 2-way process. When the employer talks, the employee listens, and vice versa. Evaluate your business communication, does it gives emphasis on the “co” part?