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Santiago Valenzuela on Communication in Management

Radio Interview: 6 June 2012

I interviewed Santiago Valenzuela on "Communication in Management" on Philosophy in Action Radio on 6 June 2012. Listen to or download the podcast below.

In the workplace, the quality and quantity of communication between a manager and his directs hugely influences productivity. How can that communication be improved?

Santiago Valenzuela is a small business owner with a keen interest in good management.

Tags: Business, Communication, Leadership, Management, Work

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  • Duration: 31:54

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The subjects discussed in this episode were:
  • The three purposes of communication in management
  • Giving "feedback" to directs
  • Meeting "one-on-one" with directs
  • Communicating with managers too much or too little

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