The impact of technology on relationships among individuals is explored.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 6:58 pm ad1c9bdddf
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1. How has technology affected the relationships among individuals? Has it improved or hindered effective communication?
Technology has both improved and hindered communicative relationships among individuals. When looking at the overall picture, it is a difficult situation to assess since it depends largely upon individual contexts.
First, it has improved communication and relationships in several ways. For example, it has enhanced the speed, efficiency, and the accessibility of communication within relationships. Email, text and instant messaging provide some solid examples of how technology allows communicators to remain in constant contact despite time zone changes, language constraints, and distance barriers. Thus, the ease of communication greatly empowers these relationships due to accessibility and frequency of contact. Similarly, timely feedback is also promoted at an incredible rate. Technology also seems to have improved various intercultural aspects of communication. It has magnified diversity, making global relationships more powerful and possible with online translators, chat rooms, instant messages, online forums, email, webpages, etc.
On the other hand, technology also hinders effective communication and relationships. Much of the humanity has been erased while people rely more on text, not feelings, in certain cases. Since many people rely on emails, text and instant messages, forum and discussion ...
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Organizational communication concepts
The final research project requires you to choose a specific topic relevant to organizational communication processes, research that topic incorporating sources (literature review), analyze the issue in a real world organization, and present your findings. The final paper should be 8-10 pages (excluding title and reference pages), double spaced, and formatted in APA.
Identify an organizational communication concept that is particularly interesting to you and that you would like to learn more about. Potential topics include: international and intercultural communication, communication competence in the workplace, diversity and communication, leadership communication, communication and decision making, communication in groups/teams, and communication technology in organizations.
Identify an organization with which you are familiar and apply your research on the communication concept you selected to the organization. What did you learn about the concept by applying it to your selected organization? What did you learn about the organization by applying the organizational communication concept? Propose a specific program, training or course of action that you believe could potentially improve communication in the organization. Be sure your recommendations are supported by analysis of your research. Use at least six resources, three of them from Ashford's online library databases.View Full Posting Details