http://training.hr.ufl.edu/resources/LeadershipToolkit/podcasts/025_Reflections_Interview_Antonio_Farias.mp3 Podcast Transcript From University of Florida Training & Organizational Development, this is Reflections on Leadership. Welcome to Reflections on Leadership, a podcast where we explore why leadership matters in higher education and what great leadership looks like at the University of Florida. I’m your host, Scott Blades, Assistant Director with Training and Organizational Development. […]
Diane McFarlin, Dean of the College of Journalism and Communications at UF, answers questions from Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources at UF, for the Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals cohort in spring 2018. This interview focuses on the important role of collaboration and communication in higher education. Gentry: So, we’re here to […]
Strong team communication is important because it helps employees remain engaged, build relationships, and stay focused on their goals. In turn, good communication also benefits the organization by improving productivity and bottom-line results.
Leaders face a range of challenges when it comes to communicating effectively—and engaging in proactive communication can help address many of those challenges. In simplest terms, proactive communication means letting people know about issues, decisions, etc., early and often. However, to the engaged leader or manager it also means communicating about the “big picture,” helping employees to understand how their work fits within the broader organizational context.