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Communication Skills

Managers at Blue Ridge Enterprise have been nearly unanimous in claiming that poor communication is costing the organization is lost business and lost time. For example, since 2001, Blue Ridge has lost 9% of its profits because of ineffective sales presentations, and as much as four hours a week have been wasted because of weak

Conflict and communication

Determine the best conflict resolution mode for each of the following situations: Two of your functional team members appear to have personality clashes and almost always assume opposite points of view during decision-making. R&D quality control and manufacturing operations quality control continually argue as to who should per

Teams: effective communication within a virtual team

Not having control over others in the learning team process. What are some ways to overcome the fear of losing control in these situations? What are some suggestions you can give when it comes to working in teams and dealing with communication in a virtual team?

Resource Considerations/Team Communication Requirements

I choose my business-related project as a Barbecue Restaurant and build a website for a local Barbecue Restaurant which is advertised, their menu's are available for download, and their products are sold (i.e. seasoning, sauces, T-shirts, hats, buttons, etc.). This project would include a development of a website, advertising t

Communication Skills: PHILOSOPHICAL DISCONTINUITY

I need help getting started on this assignment. Any help will be much appreciated. A difficult challenge related to communication and decision-making, as well as to power, authority, influence, motivation, learning, and groups is called PHILOSOPHICAL DISCONTINUITY, which happens when key players in a business have fundamenta

Accounting Information System- Communication

An organization's AIS should be able to communicate relevant decision-making information to both top management and operating management. For which of these two managerial groups are such communication tasks normally easier? Why?

LRH Manufacturing: Design a communication plan for your organization

I need a communication plan for the information for a project I am working on. The scenerio for this problem is included below. Your employer, LRH Manufacturing, creates a device used in various medical products. All work done on the device must meet government regulations and guidelines. One of the regulations focuses on t

Dimensions of Culture, Values, and Communication are exemplified.

This posting addresses one or more of the following questions: a. Explore a time when you felt at odds with a cultural norm or norms. Keep in mind that a norm is a set of culturally ingrained principles of correct and incorrect behaviors. Think about this in the broadest sense. Some examples would be your family background, yo

Jen Norbert is a plant manager for Keys International

Help Jen Norbert solve some of the plant's verbal communication problems. What problems are obvious? Are these supervisors, managers, vice presidents, and plant managers effective verbal communicators themselves?, what advice can you give to Jen Norbert about dealing with this plant's communication problems? See the attached

Business Communication - TeknoSport

Read the TeknoSport case at http://www.businesscommunication.org/publications/bcq/cases/TeknoSport.pdf QUESTION COMPLETE ONLY ASSIGNMENT 4 FOR THIS CASE. Put the exact text of your talk in the "Notes" section. It should be about ten slides long. Once you have created your presentation show it to somebody and have them criti

Business Communication and Mentorship

Imagine that you are being interviewed by a graduating high school senior (or college senior). This young person wants advice: he or she wants a job like yours "What do I have to do? What is the most important advice you can give me?" He (or she) is asking. "Was there an element of luck in your career choice and/or success?

Use the eight phases of the communication process list below to analyze a miscommunication you've recently had with a co-worker, supervisor,classmate or family member or friend.

Directions: Just answer the question below, no right or wrong answer, please answer every part of it! Question: Use the eight phases of the communication process list below to analyze a miscommunication you've recently had with a co-worker, supervisor,classmate or family member or friend. What idea were you trying to share? Ho

Communication and Conflict

Analyze the attached response. Use the points below to craft your summary (100-200 words). Which Stage I,II,III,IV and V elements are evident in the attached response's descriptions? List three to four elements, for example, perception types of intentions, and behavior. Provide a short description of how the Stage elemen

Evaluating Communication Strategies

You are working as a human services worker at a local United Way agency where the population serves several multicultural clients including Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans. In addition to the multicultural aspect, the agency also serves children, women, the elderly, and the homeless. Your manager has asked you

Intercultural Communication

The letter (attached) was originally written by an American supervisor to her Asian secretary. It had caused some controversy because the Asian secretary, who had a college degree, thought it was very rude and insulting. What happened later was that the boss-employee relationship deteriorated to such an extent that the secretary

Building Effective Teams - Communication Issues

Scenario: You and the other HR managers are working with a training consultant on a program for cross-cultural supervisors. You are contributing information and expertise in the area of dealing with conflicts when they arise on a team, with a focus on how areas of conflict can be complicated by cultural differences in team memb

Effective Communication

Explain the basic process of effective communication, discuss the importance of communication in providing excellent customer service, and also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of effective communication in the medical environment.

Communication plan

The Automated Production System is a new production line that we will be activating within the next 18 months. The anticipated construction cost for this new production line is $4.75M. The good news for all of you is that since we will be increasing our production rate, we will not be reducing the workforce, so there will be n

Business Communication

Identify two major sources to explain workforce diversity and communicating interculturally, within business communications.

Communication in the Workplace

1) How can your background determined your values, attitudes, and beliefs? How do your values, attitudes, and beliefs impact your behavior in the workplace? 2) What can organizations do to reduce communication barriers? 3) What are some advantages and disadvantages of using formal and informal channels of commu

What role does communication play in effectively managing diversity?

"Regarding your cultural awareness, how would you describe the prevailing culture of your country to a stranger from another land? If you were raised in a culture other than the U.S., explain that national culture. If you were raised in a U.S. culture, describe the subculture of your area." "Give an example where you may have

Improving communication, indepedent distribution channels

1) It is fairly obvious that the success rate of a new product would improve if communication between R&D and marketing improved. From a human resources perspective, what are some of the programs and incentives you could put in place to accomplish this? 2) An executive at a large package delivery company has complained that

Inherent Controls/Communication Questions

Assist with both questions below using your professional experience and examples that are relevant. 1. Give some examples as to how inherent controls are used in an organization. Are the controls effective? Why or Why not? 2. Explain how employee communications and participation influence the effectiveness of the pay syst