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    Humor in presentations

    Do you agree or disagree with this statement? I think that humor is always a good way to grasp attention back during a company meeting- a crowd laughing is always going to snap someone out of deep thought or distraction.

    Getting Warnings Across

    If we think about how many times we saw something right in front of us (auditory, visual, tactile...) such as a warning sign or instructions to something but ignored it or just didn't "see" it. How do we get through to people with written messages or images to warn them of a potential danger?

    Characteristics of a Responsible Manager

    Describe in detail the characteristics of a responsible manager and explain the method used to determine the degree of responsibility a manager possesses. Give examples and use references. Response must be 250 words.

    Cultural Communication Strategies

    Some cultures prize equality amongst workers, while others hold management roles as valued above all else, even calling management by their titles instead of their names, i.e., Mr. Director, Mrs. Vice President. Sweden prefer equality, France treasures management roles, Germany has a balance between equality and authority using

    Leaders that do not connect emotionally with their employees

    Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not? Some leaders do not connect with other people emotions because it might jeopardize their career or relationship. A person has to have a high intelligence skill (Emotional intelligence).

    Men are from Mars women are from Venus and its effect

    In the workplace, do you believe this is a true or false statement when dealing with communication? The saying that men are from Mars and women are from Venus is so true. They live in the same world, yet men and women are worlds apart in their thinking and emotional stance.

    Are We Our Own Worst Enemies to Success?

    It is often said that we are our own worst enemies. I think not only do people tend to be harder on themselves than others, people also tend to overlook some of their own positive qualities. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not?

    Importance of Understanding Your Role

    Employees who have a clear understanding of their role will be more empowered to act and take initiative. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not?

    How to Set Clear Goals

    What can management do to make sure goals are clearly set for employees, so that tasks are not vague or difficult to understand?

    Foreign Investments

    Discuss and explain why managers make foreign investments? What are the benefits and risks involved in this? Give examples. Response is 150 words

    Motivation: Internal Influence or External Forces

    Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not? Motivation is primarily internal. Intrinsic. Internal moving outward. Motivation is something is already within us that creates a determination and discipline to achieve or accomplish. It can be fed and starved by great or poor leadership but often it is already ther

    Factors in Opportunity Identification

    Discuss in scholarly detail factors including entrepreneurial alertness, information asymmetry, social networks, and the ability to establish means-ends relationships that influence the ability of individuals to identify opportunities. Give examples.

    Human Relations Approach and Employee Management

    Discuss in scholarly detail the human relations movement in management theory? How would you, as a manager in an organization, use the human relations approach to manage employees? Give examples.

    Instant Communication: The Good and The Bad

    Information can travel across the world (or across your organization) in a matter of seconds. How does the speed and ease of communication make for more effective communication? How does the speed and ease of communicating pose a challenge for quality communication?

    Ethical Issues- Communication Project

    Your clients may reside anywhere in the world. You may have met them personally, or you may know them only through e-mail and telephone communication. The clients may be entrepreneurs whose businesses may not yet need permanent staff, or they may be established small or large businesses that need temporary help with a special pr

    Basic Financial Statements

    There are three basic types of financial statements that provide stakeholders a broad picture of an organization's finances. What are these three statements? Describe each of them.

    Maslows Hierarchy of Needs and Motivation

    I need help with some questions: 1. What is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs? 2. What motivates people in each level of Maslow's Hierarchy? 3. Provide an example of what could be done to move a person to a higher level of the hierarchy within your work group. 4. Are there other contemporary models out there like Maslow's? If so,

    Benchmarking between Hyundai and Toyota

    Pick a company or industry. Choose a potential area of improvement for this company or industry. Discuss two benchmark companies or industries you would use for the previously listed improvement area". 1. Select a benchmark in a like company or industry 2. Select a benchmark company or industry that does not participate in

    Stability and Innovation: More or Less Critical?

    Do you think that stability is more critical to certain aspects of a given organization than others? On the same note, is innovation more important to certain aspects? How do you promote each, simultaneously, as a leader of the organization as a whole?

    Public Opinion Shaping Public Relations Efforts

    Attitudes are based on a number of characteristics. Elaborate on how public relations can take advantage of one of these characteristics to shape public opinion. Describe and explain at least one example of how this characteristic was a focus of the selected public relations campaign. One goal of public relations is to manage

    The Restaurant Business

    Factors in Business From the scenarios, Chris stated that there are many factors to consider related to starting a business. Discuss the key factors for consideration, and explain why you believe these considerations are important for Chris and Erica's vision for their restaurant business. From the case study, identify thr

    Marshall McLuhan Communication and Media Theory/Concepts

    Marshall McLuhan is most frequently associated with the field of communication and the influence of media and culture in designing or ensuring effective interaction/communication. Based on your readings, please take one or two concepts that most impacted you upon reading about them. Describe the concept/theory and how it may or

    Social Media & Mediated Communication: Remembering Reach of Media

    Mediated communication and social media (e.g., email, blogs, Facebook, Skype, and Twitter) have played a major role in changing the way that organizations engage in communication with their customers and with employees internally. As I have seen in the Military, mediated communication has had its share of friction over the year

    Ethical Organizational Community

    Explain what the following three principles of ethical organizational community (honesty, equity, and avoiding harm) are, and how each are applied to an organizations external communication such as advertising, lobbying and marketing?