You are a management consultant, and Nova Corporation has hired you to help improve communication throughout the organization. One manager expresses skepticism that interpersonal relations are important to organizational performance. Which of the following information will you use to convince the manager that interpersonal relations are worth addressing? Check all that apply.
Employees will be able to count on each other for support if they have positive relationships, so the workforce will be more resilient in stressful situations.
Employees who communicate well and willingly support each other are more productive than employees who do not.
Employees with a high need for social affiliation are more likely to get that need met at work if interpersonal relations are healthy.
Employees with strong interpersonal relations will rely on each other for guidance and are likely to ignore management directives they disagree with.