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BBA 2026-09F, Organizational Communication

A fellow student says, "So, I'm not a good writer. But I have other places to put my study time. I'm a management major. I'll have secretaries to handle my writing for me." Give this student your best advice, including the reasoning behind it.

There is a 200 word minimum response required.
Credible reference materials, including your course textbook(s), may be used to complete the assessment. In-text and reference citations are required for all written responses.

Lesikar, R. V., Flatley, M. E., & Rentz, K. (2008). Business communication: Making connections in a digital world (11th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

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Good writing skills are crucial, especially for students entering the business world. As a manager, one is expected to send emails and present arguments in a clear, organized manner. Being unable to craft a clear position because of poor writing skills reflects poorly upon the writer and the organization. One's written correspondence- both formal and informal- is a medium upon which we judge others. As Stephen Covey points out "the importance of achieving clarity in business communication" (Taylor, 2012) is key in presenting oneself to the business world. ...

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This solution discusses the following scenario:
A fellow student says, "So, I'm not a good writer. But I have other places to put my study time. I'm a management major. I'll have secretaries to handle my writing for me."

It includes in text references.

Lesikar, R. V., Flatley, M. E., & Rentz, K. (2008). Business communication: Making connections in a digital world (11th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

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