With mediated communication and social media influences such as; emails, blogging, Facebook, Skype etc. It seems they have played a major part in altering how organizations engage in communications with its customers and employees. Can someone explain/provide examples how mediated communications has improved and/or hurt organi
As I am learning about the concepts or organizational development, it appears that many companies are somewhat effective and still remain competitive, with only 2/3's of the changes ever being successful. Why is organizational development so difficult? Are there any barriers (within organizational development) that you have
In your position and opinion, can you describe what communication skills/area that are most developed for you? What would you say needs improvement and how can you improve upon the weaker areas?
Leaders in health care organizations require two critical skills in order to succeed in their role. These skills are critical thinking and communication. I am the chief executive officer of a community general acute care hospital and the employees, medical staff, and patients are very culturally diverse and speak many language
Trying to understand the four principles of human communication and how it relates to organizational communication. Principle 1: Communication Is a Process Can you briefly explain this principle and what it is about? Then in your opinion, which one is the most important and why? Can you give an example from your experience
Luthans and Doh (2012) discuss cultural differences that influence decision making. Briefly describe how cultural differences affect decision making. APA
Two members of a work team you supervise come from Arabic-speaking countries. A third (non-Arabic-speaking) team member complains to you that during meetings these two often speak with each other in Arabic, denying the rest of the team what might be important information. In addition, this employee says, they both have heavy acc
Inspirational and powerful communication can contribute to leadership effectiveness; therefore, it is important to understand how to become a communicator that is inspirational and emotion-provoking. This is categorized in three ways: speaking and writing, principles of persuasion, and nonverbal communication. Select one of thes
An organization's social media policies should be formalized for several reasons: to present the company's brand consistently; to empower employees to become involved in the plan; and to reaffirm the organization's stance, opinion, and views on participation. Any social media policy should do the following: 1. Explain why
As consumers become increasingly concerned about obesity and health risks associated with nutrition, many seek more information about restaurant foods. American families are estimated to spend as much as half of their food dollars at restaurants and to consume about one third of their calories outside the home. One U.S. senat
"After Interview Actions are Crucial" Never underestimate the importance of following up after an interview. Beth Gilfeather is founder of Seven Step Recruiting in Boston and offers advice that can help seal the deal. 1. Compose an effective thank-you note. E-mails are perfect because they can arrive quickly and are less
After reading the information about "skilling up", go to an employment website (such as Monster.com, usajobs.gov, etc.) and find a job opening that interests you. Following the guidelines from the above readings, write a resume and a cover letter applying for the job. In the job ad, the resume and the cover letter. In your resum
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? "If a company really wants to impress the readers of its messages, its messages should be formal and should be written in dignified language that displays knowledge." Why or why not? Explain fully.
Develop a one page, APA formatted paper (excluding title and reference pages) introducing the topic for your final communication research project. Your instructor will provide feedback and approve your topic or make suggestions for refining it and/or your thesis statement. Your paper should include responses to the following:
The solution answers the following: Why is it important to be able to read facial expressions (Example: sad, happy, fear, anger, etc.) and how can you use the skill of reading facial expressions in the workplace and with working in teams?
Please help answer the following questions. Communication can be written or oral. What types of written and oral communication do you receive in your workplace? What information do these communications convey and are there more effective ways to deliver these messages?
I need help with creating the PowerPoint presentation on the following: Scenario You have been recently promoted as junior vice president of human resources at your organization. You need to prepare your first presentation on appropriate communication to a group of twenty newly-hired employees for their orientation. The pr
The final research project requires you to choose a specific topic relevant to organizational communication processes, research that topic incorporating sources (literature review), analyze the issue in a real world organization, and present your findings. The final paper should be 8-10 pages (excluding title and reference pages
Please discuss the following: How would you change your communication style when speaking to members of different generational groups?
Internally, it may be necessary to communicate persuasively to a boss, peer, or subordinate. Evaluate how or if your communication would differ in each situation. Would there be differences in the decision making process when involving these individuals? Use at least one resource to support your key points. Respond to at least t
• Effective communication may be hindered by selective perception and self-serving bias. Recommend at least three strategies that will enhance a person's ability to become a better listener. • From the video, analyze the various types of verbal and nonverbal communication to determine what additional information they provi
In a 250-300 word response, analyze how the use of technology has impacted organizational communication both positively and negatively. How has technology impacted the verbal and nonverbal cues used in interpreting messages? Provide examples to support your position. Use at least one resource to support your key points. Offer so
Organizational cultures do not change very much because they are self-reinforcing. If you became the CEO of an organization, how would you go about creating a new and improved culture through the use of organizational communication? In short, what communication processes or tactics would you use to improve the culture and what m
Verbal and Non Verbal Communication situations are discussed, in particular cues that occur. Specific experiences are given as examples, then the experience is reexamined to evaluate differences that would have occurred if the exchange had happened online.
Analyze a positive and a negative face-to-face communication experience. How did the verbal and nonverbal communication cues affect the recipients' perception of the message in each experience? Why? In each experience, how do you think the message could have been perceived differently if it had been delivered in an online
Research BP Oil Company. In a two to three page paper, address the questions below. Your paper should follow APA format including a title and reference page. The two to three page paper length requirement does NOT include the title page and reference page. Refer to your classroom area titled South University Policies and Guide
Let's say that you have been asked to provide briefings to orient the next person sent abroad. Write a briefing that will: a. Assist one of your female managers from India in adjusting and communicating well with businesspeople in a South American country of your choice. (Remember that South America is a continent, not a count
Describe the tools a project manager may use to control and manage project communications. What are some possible results of ineffective communication?
Look at specific conflicts and examine the conflict styles and tactics involved. How do groups and individuals react in conflicts? Do they engage in conflicts productively? Analyze how conflict is handled and resolved in Lowe's Home improvement stores. Record any examples that support your observations. Analyze the communication
Outline the differences between productive and counterproductive conflicts. Select an example for each type (productive and counterproductive) of conflict from your workplace and explain where each went wrong. Analyze the behaviors that led to the different outcomes. Provide suggestions for correcting the counterproductive confl
Book is "Leadership Communication" D.J Barrett (3rd Ed) McGraw-Hill Irwin 2011 1. Compare and contrast logos, pathos, and ethos in relation establishing credibility for communication. 2. Identify a business, government, education, or sports leader whom you perceive to be charismatic or transformational. Explain the basis f