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Communication coaching in the workplace: Practical ideas

Describe the communication privacy policies at your workplace, such as for e-mail and telephone use. How do the policies align to the best practices discussed in the readings? Do you feel these policies are ethical? Why?

What strategies do you follow to maintain a caring, sensitive tone, even when writing a negative message? Provide an example by writing a short e-mail message to a coworker who has requested assistance with a project not on your priority list. Assume you are already overwhelmed with your own work.

What are your strengths and weaknesses as a presenter? Based on the readings, what are some techniques you may follow to improve your oral presentation skills?

What are three ways the writing style used in reports differs from the styles of other types of business communication? Provide examples of situations in which it may be necessary for you to communicate information in a report instead of a business letter. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the differences between the two?

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Describe the communication privacy policies at your workplace, such as for e-mail and telephone use.

* Here you'll write about "privacy" at your workplace; or if no job, focus on general privacy policies that most employees experience.

The communication privacy policies at ______ workplace are like any other in the corporate world. The amount of privacy I experience is ______. Phone calls are ______, and computer time is _________.

The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse highlighted standard privacy policies that most companies (like mine) uses. Unfortunately for some employees, "New technologies make it possible for employers to monitor many aspects of their employees' jobs, especially on telephones, computer terminals, through electronic and voice mail, and when employees are using the Internet. Such monitoring is virtually unregulated. Therefore, unless company policy specifically states otherwise (and even this is not assured), your employer may listen, watch and read most of your workplace communications."

http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs7-work.htm

How do the policies align to the best practices discussed in the readings?
* You'll have to cross reference the ...

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Communication coaching in the Workplace are examined.

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