The Place of Communication Ethics in Human Relationships and Organizations
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Human relationships


Human beings by nature are social animals by the fact that they connect and relate. A human being relates to other human beings in personal/individual settings or in organizations. Through communication, messages are sent from one person to another or from a group to another group. Communication like other human endeavours should foster the good and wellbeing of the persons, society and organizations. This is what necessitates communication ethics. As important as communication is, it is often impeded by unethical things such as hate speech, racist insults, xenophobic propaganda, lying, etc. This paper using a hermeneutics and critical analytic methods argues for prioritizing communication ethics in human relationships in individual and organizational settings. When this is done it will create healthier relationships in both organizational and non-organizations settings.