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    How Elements of Good Talking Help us to Communicate Better

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    Much of the oral communication that goes on in business is the informal, person-to-person communication that occurs whenever people get together. Analyze and explain how the elements of good talking help us to communicate better?

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    Lesikar, R. V., Flatley, M. E., & Rentz, K. (2008). Business communication: Making connections in a digital world (11th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

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    The elements of good talking help us communicate better by establishing a common ground, developing rapport, and showing respect. According to a study of over 1000 employees at Fortune 1000 companies, "workers send and receive an average of 178 messages each day via telephone, e-mail, faxes, and face to face communication" (Adler, 2009). Of course, there must always be a speaker, listener and message. You cannot communicate without a clear message and an active listener. To this end, it is important to use language and images that are familiar to your listener so that there is common ...

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    This solution explains how the elements of good talking helps us to communicate better. In text citations with APA references are included.