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Procurement Project Management Success by Diana Lindstrom

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CHAPTER 6

COMMUNICATIONS

According to BusinessDictionary.com, communication is defined as a “two-way process of reaching mutual understanding, in which participants not only exchange (encode-decode) information, news, ideas and feelings but also create and share meaning. In general, communication is a means of connecting people or places. In business, it is a key function of management—an organization cannot operate without communication between levels, departments and employees.”

As you can see from this definition, communication is very important—not only in business, but also in life. The definition makes it clear that communication goes in more than one direction. (This book will refer to the person initiating the communication as the ...

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