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Upward & Downward
Communication
Content with List :
• Definition of upward communication
• Advantage of upward communication
• Disadvantage of upward comm...
Upward communication
Upwards communication is the flow of information from lower level
to higher levels in the organizatio...
Advantage of upwards communication:
1. Development of plan :
Actually information received from subordinate that helps to ...
Advantage of upwards communication:
4. Providing feedback :
In upward communication , superior give feedback basis on the
...
Disadvantage of upwards communication:
1. Change of information :
There have a possibility to change of information , beca...
Disadvantage of upwards communication:
4. Indiscipline :
sometimes employees communicate directly to superior by avoiding ...
Downward communication :
Downward communication is the flow of information from superior
to subordinates.
Example :
Managi...
1. Increase efficiency :
It helps to increase efficiency by providing necessary information
guideline, orders and instruct...
1. Loss of information :
Here some information also lose because information are flow step by
step.
2. Time consuming :
It...
4. Tendency towards autocracy :
Here superior wants to keep subordinates under pressure.
5. Emphasis on boss interest :
He...
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Upward & downward communication

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Upward & downward communication

  1. 1. Upward & Downward Communication
  2. 2. Content with List : • Definition of upward communication • Advantage of upward communication • Disadvantage of upward communication • Definition of downward communication • Advantage of downward communication • Disadvantage of downward communication
  3. 3. Upward communication Upwards communication is the flow of information from lower level to higher levels in the organizations. Example : Managing director General manager Sectional manager Supervisors Staff and workers
  4. 4. Advantage of upwards communication: 1. Development of plan : Actually information received from subordinate that helps to developed a plan in organization. 2. Providing suggestion & opinion : By upward communication process sub-ordinates can take suggestion & opinion from superior. 3. Motivating of employee : Here lower level workers get a opportunities to share his/her opinion to superior. So subordinates are influenced to work more towards fulfillment the target.
  5. 5. Advantage of upwards communication: 4. Providing feedback : In upward communication , superior give feedback basis on the lower level workers opinion. 5. Create favorite Environment : Here, superior always try to helps subordinates in organization. So a friendly environment create here.
  6. 6. Disadvantage of upwards communication: 1. Change of information : There have a possibility to change of information , because it a lengthy process . 2. Unwillingness : sometime subordinate don’t send information to superior. So communication system may be disrupted. 3. Risk of distortion : subordinate don’t send a proper massage because they fear if they send original fact to their bosses , they may faces some problem.
  7. 7. Disadvantage of upwards communication: 4. Indiscipline : sometimes employees communicate directly to superior by avoiding proper channel command . Its contain indiscipline in the organization. 5. Delay : it is an important limitation of upward communication. It is the long & slow movement of information to the higher authority.
  8. 8. Downward communication : Downward communication is the flow of information from superior to subordinates. Example : Managing director General manager Sectional manager Supervisors Staff and workers
  9. 9. 1. Increase efficiency : It helps to increase efficiency by providing necessary information guideline, orders and instruction . 2. Improve discipline : In downward communications all the process are done under rule and regulations. So discipline are properly maintained here. 3. Better relationship : superior always give proper instructions for solving any problems of subordinates in organizations. Subordinates are getting all kinds of information from superior . That’s create a better environments between superior & subordinates. 4. Avoid by passing of hierarchy , it take place by following the establishment chain of command in the organization. Advantage of downwards communication:
  10. 10. 1. Loss of information : Here some information also lose because information are flow step by step. 2. Time consuming : It’s a time consuming process. Information flowing are taking more time. 3. Over and under communication : Here employees are work over and under someone. Disadvantage of downwards communication:
  11. 11. 4. Tendency towards autocracy : Here superior wants to keep subordinates under pressure. 5. Emphasis on boss interest : Here subordinate can not take any decision .they just follow the order and instruction of their boss. All the process is done by the basis of boss interest . Disadvantage of downwards communication:
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