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Understanding Business
Communication in Today’s
Workplace
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Learning Objectives
1. Learn why communication matters
2. Communicate as a professional
3. Explore the communication process
4. Commit to ethical communication
5. Communicate in a diverse world
6. Use communication technology
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Understanding Why
Communication Matters
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For Your Career
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For Your Company
•Marketplace Ties
•Conversations and Trends
•Production and Problems
•Financial Outcomes
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For Your Company
•Timely Information
•Decision-Making
•Marketing Messages
•Employee Engagement
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Effective Communication
Practical
Factual
Concise
Efficient
Clear
Persuasive
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Summary of Discussion
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Communicating as a
Professional
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What Is Professionalism?
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What Employers Expect
• Organizing ideas and information
• Expressing yourself coherently
• Constructing compelling narratives
• Evaluating data and information
• Listening actively to others
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What Employers Expect
• Communicating with diverse audiences
• Using communication technologies
• Using standard grammar and spelling
• Adapting messages and styles
• Communicating in a civilized manner
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What Employers Expect
• Communicating ethically
• Respecting company information
• Following laws and regulations
• Managing time and resources
• Improving your skills over time
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Organizational Context
Communication
Channels
Company
Policies
Organizational
Structure
Personal
Relationships
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Center on the Audience
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Business Etiquette
•Respect
•Courtesy
•Common Sense
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Summary of Discussion
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Exploring the
Communication Process
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Communication Process
1. Sender has an idea
2. Sender encodes the idea
3. Sender produces the message
4. Sender transmits the message
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Communication Process
5. Audience receives the message
6. Receiver decodes the message
7. Receiver responds to the message
8. Receiver provides feedback
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Communication Models
Business
Communication 1.0
Business
Communication 2.0
“We talk, you listen”
“Let’s have a conversation”
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Business Communication
2.0 Model
Hybrid
Method
Traditional
Approach
Strategic
Plans
Policies
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Customer
Support
Social Media
Approach
Project
Updates
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Summary of Discussion
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Committing to Ethical
Communication
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Unethical Messages
•Plagiarism
•Omission
•Misquoting
•Distortion
•Privacy
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Ethical Questions
•Dilemmas
•Lapses
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Make Ethical Choices
• Have you defined the situation?
• Why are you communicating?
• What impact will your message have?
• What good or harm will be achieved?
• Will your assumptions change?
• Are you comfortable with the decision?
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Summary of Discussion
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Communicating in a
World of Diversity
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Workforce Diversity
Advantages
Challenges
•Ideas and Views
•Perceptions
•Diverse Markets
•Responses
•Employee Talents •Communication
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Key Diversity Aspects
Cultural Context
Age Differences
Legal and Ethical
Gender Differences
Social Customs
Religious Differences
Nonverbal Signals
Ability Differences
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Cultural Context
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Legalities and Ethics
Seek Mutual
Ground
Withhold
Judgment
Send Honest
Messages
Respect Cultural
Differences
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Social Customs
Formal Rules
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Informal Rules
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Nonverbal Signals
Communication Process
Decoding
Messages
Interpreting
Messages
Cultural Context
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Age Differences
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Gender Differences
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Religious Differences
Personal
Beliefs
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Workplace
Issues
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Ability Differences
•Respect
•Sensitivity
•Technology
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Improving Intercultural
Communication
• Avoid ethnocentrism
• Avoid stereotyping
• Don’t assume others are like you
• Avoid being judgmental
• Respect other cultures
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Improving Intercultural
Communication
• Tolerate ambiguity
• Look beyond superficial factors
• Recognize your own biases
• Be flexible and prepared to change
• Observe and learn
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Intercultural Writing
Plain Language
Obvious Words
Clarity
Numbers
Slang & Jargon
Brevity
Short Paragraphs
Transitions
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Speaking with Multilingual
Audiences
• Speak clearly and simply
• Look for feedback
• Rephrase as needed
• Clarify your meaning
• Do not “talk down” to others
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Speaking with Multilingual
Audiences
• Learn important phrases
• Listen with care and respect
• Adapt your conversation style
• Check for comprehension
• Clarify what will happen next
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Summary of Discussion
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Using Communication
Technology Effectively
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Using Technology
Maintain
Perspective
Be Productive
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Using Technology
Stop Information
Overload
Reconnect
with People
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Summary of Discussion
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Understanding Business
Communication in Today’s
Workplace
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