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Can Male and Female Employees Communicate Effectively as a team?

In many cases women are thought to be completely different from men. They are believed to have differing interests and this creates a barrier of communication in most cases between men and women. With this being said, is it possible for male and female employees to communicate effectively as a team? Or is this something that just cannot be achieved?. When it comes to communication, both male and females communicate differently. Males communicate to give information. They will give facts about a certain topic whereas, females communicate most of the time to bond and maintain their relationships (Werkman, 2006). Another difference is that males always want to win whereas females try to find a solution where nobody loses. Then why is it in todays world, where females are becoming more and more prominent in the professional world, that there are still questions raised about the effectiveness of women communicating with men? Communication is key to the success of any organization, team, or business. This is why the communication between male and female employees is more important then ever. This line of effective communication is the goal, or should be the goal, for any business or organization that wants to succeed.

Employers today are forced to maintain a diversified workforce. Unlike before where organizations and businesses were able to discriminate and hire based on certain characteristics and criteria, today this is not the case. As the world as grown so have the lines of communication between the different ethnicities and more importantly the different sexes. Businesses are forced to hire based on credentials and education, as apposed to sex and race. This has created a workplace where women have become almost as important and prominent as men. It has also made the lines of communication between women and men...