Development Cooperation Handbook/Guidelines/How team members can improve overall project communication

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How team members can improve overall project communication

Awareness

  • Base communication strategies on stakeholder needs and feedback.
  • Ensure that communication is shared in a timely manner.

Content

  • Advocate open, honest, face-to-face, two-way communication.
  • Create an environment where project team members and other stakeholders can constructively challenge behavior and ideas.

Context

  • Remember that communication is two-way. Listen as well as deliver the message.
  • Involve senior management when appropriate.

Communication flow

  • Coordinate communication with project milestone events, activities, and results.
  • Include key stakeholders in developing an interest-based conflict management process.

Effectiveness

  • Conduct regular assessments of the communication plan and process.
  • Communication must focus on the beneficiary.

Format and media

  • Take advantage of existing communication vehicles and opportunities.
  • The project team has a variety of methods to share information.


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