Leadership is an important interpersonal skill that involves effective decision making.
Effective leaders incorporate many other interpersonal skills, like empathy and patience, to make decisions.
This is especially true as more companies implement collaborative agile frameworks for getting work done.
Employers will be looking for workers who can both perform technical tasks with excellence and communicate well with colleagues.
Interpersonal skills are behaviors and traits you rely on when communicating and building relationships with others.
Often called “people skills,” they tend to incorporate both your innate personality traits and how you’ve learned to handle personal interaction in social situations.
The search process resulted in the discovery of nine studies focusing on communication skills enhancement in midwifery.
Results: All of the available studies confirmed positive effects on communication skills in general, particularly on self-confidence, self-awareness, subjective feelings of competency, and communication within the team.
Research studies comparing the effectiveness of the different training methods, using objective outcome measures, and with good quality methodological background, are needed in this area in order to formulate clear recommendations for practice regarding effective interventions.
Keywords: communication, communication training, midwifery, midwifery students, effectiveness of education, review.