Human relations in the workplace, refers to how employees engage and interact with each other to get things done in the workplace. Whether there are multiple layers of management, or a fairly flat management structure, human relations management can be affected in various ways.
Business leaders need to understand that the processes and goals set-up in an organization, can have a serious ramifications on human relations. The structures and process around achieving business goals, can often isolate or engage employees and in turn affect the human relations in the workplace.
How collaborative decision-making improves Human Relations:
Within every organization, collaboration itself plays a critical role, as well as decision making. It’s important people are only involved in conversations and decisions that are relevant to them. Just as importantly, it’s important the right people are involved in making business decisions.
A good way for a company to unlock collaboration, is through collaborative decision making. This gives employees permission to work across company lines, and empower them to tap into a wider knowledgebase.
Best of all, this not only ensure good decision making, but accountability, transparency, and it drives employee engagement through inclusion.