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Communicating in Organizations, Part I: General Principles of High-Stakes Discussions

Harolds, Jay A. MD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e318242010c
From the American College of Nuclear Medicine

Communication skills are important for all members in an organization, and especially the leaders. Leaders must be proficient in many different types of conversations, such as one-on-one dialogue, group meetings, speeches, electronic exchanges of messages, newsletters, question and answer sessions with various stakeholders and the media, and so forth. This series of articles will review some important aspects of communication within an organization.

From the Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Reprints: Jay A. Harolds, MD, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Advanced Radiology Services, PC, 3264 North Evergreen Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. E-mail: harolds112@cox.net.

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