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Communication Barriers

On a recent trip to India, Mr. Yang, a prominent Chinese executive, dined with his client Himanshu Jain. Mr. Yang commented that the food was spicy, which Mr. Jain interpreted as an opportunity to discuss Indian cuisine. After lengthy explanations, Mr. Yang commented again that the food was spicy. What happened? What barrier is


The relationship between communication and identity. Identify how you currently communicate your gender, social, and cultural identities in face-to-face and in online environments. Explain whether you communicate these identities differently, and why. Please support your statements about how you communicate these identities with

Product Ideas, Communication and Distribution of Apple Inc.

1. How many channel levels are appropriate for your company's targeted business segment? Based on the number of channel members, should you use exclusive, selective, or intensive distribution? Why? 2. What types of retailers will your company use for distributing your product? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of usin

Communication. Are paragraphs important to communication?

"Words carry the message. They would carry the same meanings with or without paragraphing. Therefore, paragraphing has no effect on communication." Discuss your view of this statement and provide an example which supports your analysis. Lesikar, R. V., Flatley, M. E., & Rentz, K. (2008). Business communication: Making connect

Communication: Wasting time sugar coating?

Evaluate this comment: "It's hard to argue against courtesy, but businesspeople don't have time to spend extra effort on it. Anyway, they want their documents to go straight to the point without wasting words and without sugar coating." What position would you take regarding this comment. Defend your perspective. Lesikar, R.

Communication Among Teams

Team members may discuss projects by phone, by email, or face-to-face. What are some issues that may occur in each mode of communication? How might these issues affect team performance? What are some considerations or strategies that may facilitate communication among team members? Please include examples from your organization

Strategic Communication

Discussion 1: "Strategic Communication." Please respond to the following: A) The senior vice president of your company has resigned in the midst of buyout negotiations. You do not know all of the details but have been selected as a participant in the news conference to be held that afternoon to announce his departure. The ne

Communication Methods

First, choose five (5) different communication methods listed in Chapter 8 and identify an advantage and a disadvantage for each one. (The link to CH 8 is located in the attachment) Second, for the following four (4) scenarios, decide which method would be most effective and justify your answer. Draft a form of communication

Motivation, Stress, and Communication

Research a company at which you would like to work (not your current employer) and write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you: 1. Create a brief job description for a position within the company you research that you would like to fill. 2. Discuss ways that goal setting could be used to motivate your performance

Communication in a culture

1. On the other hand, when communication in a culture is largely contained in explicit codes, such as words, or directly exchanging accurate messages, the culture is designated as _________________ context. A. global B. high C. low D. local 2. Which one of the following is not a political uncertai

Misunderstandings in Communication

Think of two misunderstandings you experienced when communicating with someone else at work, home, or school and explain both and then answer the following questions. Who was the sender? Who was the receiver? What was the message? What channel was used to send the message? What was the misunderstanding that occurred? How could

Business Management - The Communication Process

Which step in the communication process do you consider to be the most important and why? Which of these steps is the most uncomfortable for you? Why? What would you do to change this discomfort?

Cultural Barriers to Business Communication

In relation to Italians joining with Americans to do business or vice versa what is the highest priority cultural work environment element that might lead to reduced productivity? Please also list a reference or two where I can find more information regarding your help with this question.

Business Communication: How can poor business communication negatively affect the company's profitability, and what principles can be implemented to enhance customer-oriented communication?

Select a company with which you are familiar and determine where that company may fall short in terms of communication. Provide specific examples of how these issues could negatively affect the company's bottom line. Create a list of best practices customized to your own style of communication in a business setting. Give specifi

communication situation at the workplace

If you could please provide an example that I can draw upon it would help tremendously. Thank you in advance. Choose a communication situation you recently experienced at your workplace or other organization you are affiliated with. Use the Human Communication process to analyze why or why not a shared reality was experienced

Discussion Questions

We have talked so much about clear communication and its' importance in project management. Best practices used by firms to outsource project work relating to best practices has a lot to do with communication in the project management outsourcing as well. Some people really struggle with communication. Do you think that communic

communication strategy memo

Write a communication strategy memo. Focus on the actions you will take in terms of communication and do not try to solve the problems presented by the case.

Communication: Effective communication and mutual understanding

Chapter 2 in book Supervision 11 edition ISBN# 9780324590920 1. What is meant by effective communication? a. Why is mutual understanding at the heart of any definition of effective communication? 2. With respect to the management problem of motivating subordinates to accomplish organiz

Quality perfomance communication plan

Project Description: The firm will develop a sophisticated online web portal infrastructure which will support quality improvement programs in five plants in different locations of the company. The manufacturing operations will have to report progress, submit data, share ideas, measure and monitor quality improvement initiatives

Conflict Management and Communication

Q1. Provide an example requiring conflict management. Discuss how the incident was handled, what the results were, and what might have been done to improve the situation. Q2. List the types of communication in use on your projects. For each communication type determine the following: - The intent of the communication - The

Workplace Communication

I need help in answering this problem. I'm not sure Why is Sandra concerned about the inventory and accounts receivable turnover ratios and Travis' responses to them. Here is the problem: TheImex Computer Company has completed its fiscal year on December 31. 2010. The auditor Sandra Blake, has approached the CFO, Travis Wil

Intercultural Communication Encounter: China and The USA

Knowing details about the culture of a prospective international client before a meeting assures a successful intercultural communication encounter. A Chinese businessman is coming to the United States to visit. -How should you handle the introduction, greeting, and handshaking? -How do you exchange business cards? -How