TITLE

COMMUNICATION IN GENDER DIVERSE GROUPS

AUTHOR(S)
BUCUR, Mihaela
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
International Journal of Communication Research;Oct/Dec2014, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p369
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The world's increasing globalization lead to increasing diversity of workforce. Furthermore, as managers explored new ways to improve business results and profitability, they found team based work a possibility to create a competitive advantage. Nowadays, it is obvious that diverse workforce and team based work are the new trends in profit and non profit organizations. The new trends, brought communication to a next level, as managers and employees think that communication is an important tool of their work. Diversity includes a wide range of facets: gender, race, ethnic, religion, socio-economic status, and ability. In this article we will focus on gender diversity in groups and its influence on group communication. The main goal of the present article, consist in identifying the communication barriers that appear in gender diverse groups. Strategies to improve communication in gender diverse groups are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
108933708

 

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