Challenge with Reports

 In any office, information is undoubtedly an important element in the management and control of activities. On this note, the quality of information passed is very crucial, as it will influence the way the information will be used and the results thereof. Some of the parties that are involved in critical communication are health care providers, executives, managers and directors. Reports are also typically provided for these individuals, usually as pilot programs or to disclose certain information (Hargie, 2006). There are however challenges that are encountered in these reports. This essay analyses the problem with reports produced by health care providers, managers, executives and directors.

 

 One of the greatest challenges that are experienced is miscommunication. This is where facts that are supposed to be disclosed in the reports are miscommunicated, either by intentionally stating the wrong facts or by mistake (Worth, 2009). Regardless of the intent of the mistake, the error can be material, which may result in serious effects such as influencing the wrong decisions.

 Another challenge that is experienced is that the reports may be difficult to interpret. There are cases where jargon is used. If the language is not conventional, this may lead to serious misunderstanding, thereby leading to the lack of effectiveness of the intended communication. Lack of proper adherence to facts and rules in writing the reports may also result in the challenges (Hargie, 2006).

 It is evident that reports for the states parties are critical as they influence the making of decisions. What is of more importance is how to do away with the challenges, as well as ensuring that the users of the information in the reports are not negatively affected by any inconveniences that may result from the reports. The solution lies in displaying proper communication skills when preparing the reports.