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    Communication issues: Inconsistency, style, technological shift

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    We work with many different types of people who communicate in different ways. Some are introverted and do not relay necessary information, and some deliver too much information. Whatever the case may be, people communicate with others in different ways.

    How can this inconsistency in communication affect the operation of the firm? Are these communication deficiencies correctable or are they merely a part of one's personality?

    We have all heard trite expressions such as "You are what you eat", but did hold true about your communication style and your personality?
    If you are an introverted person does that make others assume that you are passive and do not communicate properly because of your desire to not be at the front of a conversations?
    If so, how can you maintain your personality without causing people to perceive you in a negative light?

    In this age of technology, there has been a shift in the way that we, as people, communicate. Is there a difference between the ways that a newer accountant communicates within their firm compared to the way that an accountant who has been on the job for over twenty years communicates on the job?

    Provide an example of how each type of accountant would respond and in what medium regarding a meeting that was scheduled at the last minute.

    "At critical times, people become more sensitive to the adequacy of their leadership. If they have confidence in it, they are willing to assign more than usual responsibility to it; if they lack confidence in it, they are less tolerant than usual."

    Can you draw upon a public event in which people's confidence (or lack thereof) in leadership shaped their opinion of an organization or of a leader?

    Describe four ethical theories or models relevant to the practice of public relations.
    Which of these theories do you believe is the most applicable for an organization's public relations practitioners to consider when upholding sound ethics and a positive public image? Explain your answer.

    Four ethical theories:

    attorney/adversary model
    two-way communication model,
    enlightened self-interest model,
    responsible advocacy model,

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    Inconsistency in communication:

    There are different ways in which people communicate with an aim of relaying information. Consistency in communication is important between different communication parties for instance within a workplace. Consistency in communication is important as it avoids confusion and enhances the existing trust aspects which provide a chance for building not only a good relationship but a workable one as well.

    Inconsistency in communication can therefore affect a firms operation in a negative manner as it will result in the creation of a workforce which is confused for instance, not sure on what they are required to do and at what time. In addition to this, the existing inconsistency in communication within a firm may affect its operations negatively in that the level of communication at different levels of the firms will not be facilitated resulted in the firm's poor performance as the end result.

    Some of the existing communication deficiencies are known to be correctable while others are part of one's personality. Some of the communication deficiencies which are part of one's personality involve cluttering, stuttering, or Apraxia. These deficiencies are known correctable as an individual normally grows up that way and affects speech.

    Communication and the Trite Expression 'You Are What You Eat':

    The trite expression holds true when it comes to an individual's communication style and personality. The reason behind this is that whatever one listens to will determine the kind of personality exhibited by an individual. An individual's 'listening' aspect is similar to 'eating' aspect of the trite saying. An individual only has the capability of saying what they have heard.

    Introverts are known to be the best people for leading an organization since they have the ...

    Solution Summary

    Communication issues are examined. The inconsistency, style, and technological shifts are analyzed.