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Discussing Business Communication Trends

Describing current trends in business communication: - What role does business communication play in your day-to-day activities at work? How does it help you manage your daily work activities? - What trends have you seen in your current or previous workplaces? - What message types result from these trends?

An Effective Communicator in the Workplace

1-Think about someone in your workplace whom you consider to be an effective communicator. What about this person's communication style causes you to think this? What characteristics does this person have that causes him or her to be effective? 2-What are three audience characteristics you think are important to identify when

Channels of Communication in an Organization

Discuss which of these channels are used in your organization and how effective they are. How do you make a determination of the most appropriate channel to use for a particular message? * Formal communication networks, including downward, upward, and horizontal communication * Informal communication networks such

Emerging Organizational Structure

What might be one emerging organizational structure for the 21st Century organization? What might that structure's impact be on communication flow?

Corporate Communication: Categorizing Employees

You are working in the Corporate Communications department of your organization. You would like to categorize the internal stakeholders into groups so that you can communicate effectively with them. On the basis of hierarchy, department or roles, categorize the employees into five groups. Specify the reasons for this categorizat

Proper and improper communication channels

Explain a scenario where a manager selected a proper channel to communicate an important message and one where an improper channel was used. Using the Source Message Channel Receiver (SMCR) model, describe the impact on the team.

Communication via email

Since organizations have hierarchies, and since email is a common communication tool, how effective is it (email) as a communication channel? What observations have been made about the use of email in the workplace? Please list reference(s).

Organizational Change: Communication and Training

You have been working for CF&F for the past 5 months as the human resource manager. You decide to look at ways to improve the organization, and you begin by reviewing succession planning in the organization. You learn that before you joined the company, there were some retirements of upper management. Many of these positions

Project Communication Plan

What will happen "If you do not develop a formal communication plan,what are the chances of poor coordination and problems not being identified on time for correction?" Please provide one reference.

Components of the Communication Process

Identify and describe the components of the communication process. How can knowing the components in the communication process help a person become a more effective communicator?

Project Communication Plan

Go to an Internet search engine (e.g., Google) and type in "project communication plan." Check three or four that have ".gov" as their source. Describe your findings. How are they similar or dissimilar? What would be your conclusion concerning the importance of an internal communication plan? How does a communication plan benefi

Mediums for Delivering Negative Messages

1- In your opinion, when can or must negative messages be delivered using these methods of communication: face-to-face, telephone, printed mail, and e-mail? Provide examples and refer to the readings and your own experiences to support your opinion. 2- What strategies would you use to maintain a caring, sensitive tone, even w

Communication Framework

Describe the framework of communication. Discuss why problems in communication may occur. Please give specific examples.

Critiquing a Communication Plan Scenario

Graves Enterprises Communication Plan Scenario Scenario Summary Continuing with Graves Enterprises and its floor care products from Week TWO, both business units are doing well. They have been focused on expansion and have developed new users of their products. While the decision to expand is part of the charter of a compan

Definining a Communication Plan

Defining a Communication Plan Instructions In this scenario-based activity, you will need to review the scenario presented to you, your role in the process, and then read the viewpoints of the key employees that have been assigned to help you with this activity. SUMMARY Continuing with Graves Enterprises and its floor c

Describe a negotiation situation

Describe a negotiation situation that you have participated in (e.g., sale or purchase of a house, car, salary, etc.). Analyze the roles of communication and personality in negotiation and how they contributed to or detracted from the negotiation. 321 words

Determine how you intend to manage communication for this project.

You are starting to plan the project. You know that effective communication is going to be critical, so you decide to focus on the communication plan. You have support from Katy that there will be adequate funding to finance this project, including enough funding to help you procure any necessary communications resources, tools,

Data Storage and Wireless Communication

1. Computer storage is growing at a breakneck pace. Explain some of the disadvantages to this trend? 2. If you were the IT manager of a university and the school president has given you a directive to find a way to allow students to take closed-book exams at home and be SURE that the person taking them is at all times during

COM301 - International Communication (Persuasive Writing: Getting Controversial)

Persuasive vs Directive Writing First, imagine that your company headquarters has initiated a Casual Friday rule at your workplace. The rule works fine in most departments, but in your department you have two problems. First, unlike most departments, you deal with the public often and unexpectedly; a customer can come by any

Persuasive Writing: Getting Controversial

Persuasive Writing using the 5-paragraph format Imagine that you have been retained as a consultant to Nike. You can design your role. You may be retained to represent the voice of parents, the military, women customers, or any group you choose. Alternatively, you may be a general consultant to Nike, the sportswear manufact

International Communication: Develop a communications training program.

Imagine that your boss (or your client, if you are self-employed) has assigned you to a team to develop a communications training program. Each team member will recommend a book that all participants will discuss during a required meeting or retreat. The team needs one book that sheds light on one or more communication tactics o