Category Archives: Communication Strategies

Which elements were most effective and why

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Movies and stage plays, also known as cinema and theatre, are probably the most accessible of the performing arts. In both forms, a story is portrayed using similar methods or elements such as actors and actresses, costumes, sets, scripts, and lighting. Both film and theatre producers are able to bring a story to life using these elements, and their artistic choices can enhance the drama of the story.

Think of one of your favorite movies and consider how different artistic choices were made in the film’s production.

Which elements were most effective and why? Could your film be turned into a stage play? Why or why not?

Magogwe et al. (2014) suggests the development of information technology in the 21st century has seen an increase in communicating through social networking to complete group work.

They suggest there are many benefits to communicating via social media platform, which include increased amounts of communication and the improved ability to share resources and ideas. As a group we began our communication on the university platform in the assigned groups and from here we decided on the use of the WhatsApp application to communicate via texting chat style. This has facilitated the ability to link files through email via our computer to phone and readily send them. It allowed an easy form of constant contact to confirm details of ask questions where needed rather than having to login the university platform to check messages, we would be notified if there were messages sent at any time. The application also gave us the ability to scroll back….

Pack Your Bags: We Are Going Global! – If you were to negotiate/bargain with colleagues from one of the cultural groups presented in the article, what practical points should you be sure to put into practice?

Interpersonal communication has a direct effect on communications in general, and also at the negotiating table. That communication becomes even more important when negotiations include colleagues from different cultures. Cultural differences can create communication barriers; make it more difficult to interpret each other’s behaviors/nonverbal communications; and also influence both the form and the substance of bargaining. Therefore, let’s examine some of the personal and communication styles of various cultures. Read the following article that takes us on a comparative journey between the West, the Latin countries, East Asia, and Middle East/South Asia, and how certain negotiation aspects are perceived respectively: Brett J. M., Gunia, B. C., & Teucher, B. M. (2017). Culture and negotiation strategy: A framework for future research. Academy of Management Perspectives, 31(4), 288–308. Retrieved from….

How do they approach customer service? Do you think it works? 300 words minimum

Zappos has a reputation for being customer-centered, meaning it embraces the notion that customers come first. One of the ways that it allows employees to communicate with customers is through its blow www.zapposinsights.com/blog. Take a look at this blog. What can you tell about the corporate culture of Zappos? How do they approach customer service? Do you think it works? 300 words minimum

Cross-cultural communicationshttp://www.beyondintractability.org/essay/cross-cultural-communication and Communication Tools for Understanding Cultural Differenceshttp://www.beyondintractability.org/essay/communication-tools

Surveys of CEO’s today will tell you that the two most important, and the two most difficult, management tasks when it comes to leading successful virtual and global teams is trust and communication. Explain why managers would declare this statement as being true.

One of the most important contributions of Hofstede’s studies regarding working in diverse teams is the idea of “diversity distance”. How would this idea be useful in creating trust in a virtual global team? Consider in your answer whether you want to increase the distance or decrease the distance between the cultures.

Geert Hofstede’s renowned typology on national cultural values http://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html This site also provides a country-comparison page to compare other cultures against our US culture.

Beyond Intractability’s extensive article database on cross-cultural communications and….

iscussion 3: The Importance of Communication as an Energy Manager

Discussion 3: The Importance of Communication as an Energy Manager

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Communication in the Energy Sector is critical. The purpose of this module is to provide students with the necessary competencies to be effective communicators.

Recall a time in which you used the 5 components of effective oral communication and it benefited you during the conversation? What was the conversation about? What did you say? How did the other person respond?

Additionally, recall a time in which you did not communicate effectively. Now that you have been exposed to the 5 components of effective oral communication, what would you differently? What would you say?

Post a discussion board post of 500 words or more in which you discuss the components of effective oral communication strategies in….

Post several observations about the differences in the design of these reports. Also, describe which approach you like better, and why.

Study the two recommendation memo examples. Both are recommendation or justification reports, although they are different in style and approach. Pay particular attention to the differences used in designing each memo report and in presenting the content. Post several observations about the differences in the design of these reports. Also, describe which approach you like better, and why.

http://courses.writing.ufl.edu/3254/Lannon%20Images/Lannon%20Chapter%2022/Figure%2022.8%20A%20Justification%20Report.pdf

http://courses.writing.ufl.edu/3254/Lannon%20Images/Lannon%20Chapter%2022/Figure%2022.7%20A%20Recommendation%20Report.pdf

What were the principal ethical predicaments that Sheldon Levine (Jack Lemmon) and his cohorts faced?

Glengarry Glen Ross Movie – questions 1. What were the principal ethical predicaments that Sheldon Levine (Jack Lemmon) and his cohorts faced? 2. How could Shelley’s extenuating circumstances justify his actions? 3. What types of external pressures influenced the salespeople’s unethical selling practices? 4. How did the sales manager (Kevin Spacey) and top management (Mitch & Murray) foster the unethical practices? 5. How the nameless motivational speaker (Alex Baldwin) address the issue of ethics? 6. How does Dave Moss (Ed Harris), rationalize breaking the law? 7. How does George Aaronow (Alan Arkin) violate rules of ethics? 8. What was unethical about Ricky Roma’s (Al Pacino) methods in prospecting and closing James link (Jonathan Pryce)? 9. Why was Ricky Roma’s handling of Mr. Link’s cancellation unethical? 10. How would….

One of the most important contributions of Hofstede’s studies regarding working in diverse teams is the idea of “diversity distance”. How would this idea be useful in creating trust in a virtual global team?

Surveys of CEO’s today will tell you that the two most important, and the two most difficult, management tasks when it comes to leading successful virtual and global teams is trust and communication. Explain why managers would declare this statement as being true.

One of the most important contributions of Hofstede’s studies regarding working in diverse teams is the idea of “diversity distance”. How would this idea be useful in creating trust in a virtual global team? Consider in your answer whether you want to increase the distance or decrease the distance between the cultures.

Geert Hofstede’s renowned typology on national cultural values http://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html This site also provides a country-comparison page to compare other cultures against our US culture.

Beyond Intractability’s extensive article database on cross-cultural communications and….

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reate a Meme about Nonverbal communication:

We have covered several chapters from our textbook. Now it is time to have fun!

Go to the page below and create a meme that reflects an idea or aspect covered in the course.

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Then write a brief reason for creating that specific meme. Please observe netiquette (i.e. no foul language, insulting picture or ideas).