First, it provides a clearer perspective of the initial needs of the program’s beneficiaries, the literacy learners. Second, the beneficiaries and tutors can share what is working and what is not so it results in a more effective program as issues can be addressed quickly. This approach also provides a voice for low-level literacy individuals who are seldom heard. It may also enhance self-confidence and self-esteem as they take greater control of their personal and professional lives. According to Fitzpatrick et al., collaboration of stakeholders may foster a better understanding and ownership of the evaluation leading to greater use of the results and empower stakeholders (2011, p. 189) The participatory approach has the evaluation manager/coordinator collaborate with the stakeholders to define the evaluation’s objectives, to develop its methodology, to collect and interpret information, and to develop conclusions and recommendations.
This in turn can be linked to improved service-user safety, because it allows for role relation and see their part in the service-user care pathway. It is perceived that multi-disciplinary collaboration when it comes to service-user care is linked to more positive outcomes and experiences (Clifton et al., 2007). Teams which are able to communicate and are well coordinated have a lower rate of error (Despins, 2009). An effective team can be achieved through an effective model of communication, where members of each profession can openly share their opinions and challenge the opinions of others, in the hopes of improving service-user care and thus service-user safety. However, this type of honesty can only work well when there is a mutual respect and understanding within a team.
4.1 - Explain the benefits of reflective practice Reflective practice can be a very useful skill to use in the workplace. The main benefit of reflective practice is that it increases self-awareness and your understanding of others. It is also important in career development as it allows you to reflect on your own skills and learning. It allows you to re-flect with your own thoughts and feelings as compared to someone else’s and encourages critical thinking and decision making for further improvements. By regularly reflecting on your perfor-mance, you are regularly required to make decisions, and by using reflective practice, you will be able to make those decisions in a more thoughtful and objective way.
Good self-understanding could help a person to clarify what is really being expected and what is really important. A clear goal can greatly improve the efficiency of working, and it also helps people knowing what is motivating themselves from their inside so that they could motivate others in a better way. Developing of self-understanding is a life-long task for every one of us, and it is essential and truly helpful to help people being better
The biggest benefit is that it leads to real transformative learning and not just informative. It leads to the stakeholders taking initiatives for improvement, develop their professional identity and improve their level of commitment towards work and values and also it helps on enhancing tacit knowledge. Since reflection also involves feedback component, it has the advantage of letting the forces of social interaction play in and lead to more collaborative and sharing environment of
Strategic Conversations™ is an interpersonal communication skill process designed to produce valuable, clear and meaningful conversations in your professional and personal interactions. Its application is wide-ranging, from business meetings and group process, to sensitive professional conversations, and highly-charged emotional encounters. The fundamental principles of Strategic Conversations™ remain the same in each different context, however, the specific application changes to address the need of a particular situation. In open communication climate this is where you are trying to gain the trust of your followers. This is the way for you to accept opportunities for your followers to communicate with each other, so that the organization
“The ability to recognize how people feel is important to success in your life and career. The more skillful you are at discerning the feelings behind others’ signals the better you can control the signals you send them” (Akers and Porter). Having a job can also involve understanding what others require to work with another person. Making business deals or offering life insurance includes picking up on different signals,
In the event when a client comes to see a counsellor, the counsellor will have the greater advantage as he is skilled and train in interpreting problems. This gives the counsellor the right to lead or direct the way for the client since counsellors are the ones who know
(de vito but kind made it up too) Through perception check and critical thinking etc. we are able to improve our perception process to be more accurate and open minded.
Leader is a controller in a group. He needs to communicate with the other group members and lead them to achieve the goal. A good leader knows how to talk clearly to lead and guide the team to different steps. Moreover, he ought to know how to use appropriate languages to solve the problems and argues in the group. Good communication competence can improves the rapprochement in a team and easier to reach the goals.