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    This solution offers a general review of the significant principles of management communications used to successfully achieve organizational objectives in the following areas:

    •Explain effective communication norms in a business setting.
    •Describe the role of interpersonal communication both as a manager and as an employee. What specific techniques have you used to overcome barriers to communication? Be sure to specify your role in the communication.
    •Explore the role of international and intercultural interpersonal communications in today's global businesses.
    •Describe both verbal and nonverbal management communication.
    •Explain approaches for effective written management communication.
    •Analyze various approaches for engaging an audience during a presentation and encouraging active listening.
    ◦Describe effective methods of conflict resolution.
    ◦Analyze techniques for leading teams and group meetings.

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    Welcome warmly to BrainMass! Please rate 5/5 for my sample ideas and references as you draft your own response. My notes are merely brainstorming ideas and reference examples to jump start your own thought process and drafting stage, not assignment or essay ready materials.

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    3. First of all, effective communication norms in a business setting not only pertain to ethical standards but also multicultural ones due to the highly globalized nature of businesses today. In other words, businesses need to exude intercultural communication effectiveness that reflects the dynamic perspective, thus making the former universalist approach inappropriate (Jingzi, Wenzhong, & Dimond, 2016). Scholars adamantly maintain that we must definitely acknowledge "the dynamic nature of culture helps communicators make contextual evaluations in intercultural business communication practices" (Wang & Wang, 2015, p. 261).

    Within this new, more equitable model that fosters multicultural understanding and collaboration, some basic communicative norms involve using a frame of reference, maintaining a professional tone, and contextual differences. For example, communicators in high context cultures warrant that most of the disseminated messages are contained in relationships among the communicators as well as the specific situations in which they are communicating. In contrast, low context cultures convey the information more explicitly within the message itself. Along these same lines, respect for and knowledge of cultural differences and preferences among proxemics are also vital since this concept involves how people perceive their social and personal spaces.

    Research further insists that "to communicate successfully we make surface adaptation so that we are able to cross cultural boundaries and transcendent culture, and not only survive in today multicultural society but we manage to prosper, and even economically" (Pikhart, 2016). A keen awareness of the ...

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    1000 words of different subtopics and research help to brainstorm ideas related to effective communication with global settings.