Resources are scarce and you can't quite get everything done. You know you are understaffed but your company has a hiring freeze and it's up to you to work harder, right? Well, that is not necessarily correct.
Communication touches all aspects of your Management Operating System (MOS). The MOS defines how the organization forecasts, plans, and assigns work; the structures required for effective and efficient work execution; it defines the roles of individual contributors, and leaders at all levels.