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Knowing Your Audience Paper and Communication ReleaseKnowing Your Audience Paper and Communication ReleaseA little Coppermine that's situated in Chile, experienced a cave in that caused a total of thirty-three miners to be trapped underground August 5, 2010. The miners were trapped without sufficient oxygen, water, or food; no one knew for sure if the miners would stay alive. These miners were stuck underground for four tiring days; there was nothing that even suggested that any of the miners were still alive. There is no precedence of this event in which miners survive being caught below the ground for a long time (Yang, 2010). As luck would have it, all of the tears shed by the miners...
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The role of a nurse is multifactorial. A nurse provides care, support and education to patients. The American Nurses Association scope of nursing practice (ANA, p1) defines nursing as the “protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities and population.” As a patient advocate the nurse is responsible to assure that patients are knowledgeable about their disease process and methods of caring for self to prevent further decline in health. In addition, nurses have the responsibility of...
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The movie "Bayaning Third World" got my attentive spirit even before it started. The title was a controversy for me and lead me to continually try to connect it with the story of the film itself. It was not like the usual Filipino film that I had watched. It was a third cinema film, the first film in the Philippine cinema to be taken in as such. A cinema of decolonization, which expresses the will to national liberation, anti-mythic, anti-racist, anti-bourgeois, and popular (credited to Teshome Gabriel)."Bayaning Third World", taken in as third cinema film, logically interprets the reality during Rizal's time and the issues concerning Rizal. The style used in the film is meaningful in...
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Knowing your Content Area is not enough
Traditionally, students have trouble thinking of subjects beyond right and wrong answers. For example, students will see a history class as a set of dates and events that need to be memorized in order to answer questions correctly on an exam. They fall short of seeing the broader picture or the impact that history can play on the present world or their own lives. Similarly, students miss the broader aspects of mathematics and science. They rely on formulas and procedures to solve the instant problem, but fail to see how the formulas and procedures are actually based on larger concepts that apply universally to the physical world.
If a teacher can...
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Buying a car, buying a house, budget cuts, salary increases, and installment payments, are all examples of negotiations that take place in people's daily lives. Negotiations take place with family, friends, coworkers, and sales clerks. Negotiations are discussions that are about to happen, are in the process of happening, or have happened in the past and produced consequences for the future (Lewicki, Saunders, & Barry, 2006). The following paper will analyze the roles of communication and personality in negotiations. In addition, this paper will analyze how communication and personality contribute to or detract from negotiations. Lastly, this paper will describe an example of a...
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Campus Secuirty and your rightsThe police are known sometimes to be intimidating, influential, and authoritative. The reaction of civilians to the police intervening with them, or their direct orders can vary with individuals. A study was done in 1981 in Minneapolis, to find out if the act of arresting or the threat to arrest all domestic violence offenders or possible offenders, deters further crime. Four different cities were used in this experiment, Milwaukee, Omaha, Dade County in Florida, and Colorado Springs. Three different strategies were used by the police: arresting the suspect, ordering the suspect from the premises for 24 hours, and trying to restore order (Berk, 1992). Lawrence...
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Baz Luhrmann's interpretation of "Romeo and Juliet" (1996), which has been created for the modern audiences, explores the themes and values which are topical to the contemporary viewer. In doing so it has gained a reputation for as one of the most successful adaptation. In order to achieve this, Luhrmann has intentionally emphasized key aspects of the original Shakespearian script and has combined this with modern filming techniques, something the Elizabethan directors could not use. In the opening scene a number of central themes become apparent these include the violent feud and growing hatred, religion and media and its role in a society, foresight and impetuousness, the role of parents...
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Every culture has their behavior patterns, or cultural norms. These behaviors have been learned from their parents, teachers, peers, and others whose beliefs, values, and attitudes have been ingrained in them since birth from their culture. Many people are not aware of their cultural norms until they see another culture with different values and beliefs. There are 3 primary dimensions of culture. These are language, physical, and psychological. Language is used for people with similar beliefs and values in order to communicate. Environment and cultural activities are physical dimensions. The psychological dimension consists of our beliefs and mental activities. By connecting these 3...
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Phoebe Comerford-Flynn - Wednesday 3:30 - PMC'It is difficult to see Othello as a hero. Rather, he is a weak, gullible, proud man whose tragic fate leaves the audience feeling little sympathy.' Do you agree with this statement? Support your answer with reference to and quotation to the play.Personally, I disagree with this statement. I would not say Othello is still a hero after act III scene III. This is when we see Othello's fatal flaws being pulled apart by the evil Iago. This does make Othello weak in his mindset but nowhere else. Therefore, it shows him as a tragic hero, and you do feel sympathy towards him as the pain of what he has done is too much for him to bear and he ends up...
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Business-to-Business MessagesBusiness-to-Business MessagesExcellent communication skills are necessary for organizations to build enduring relationships with organizations in the corporate world. Exchanging accurate data and information between organizations creates a more cohesive working environment. Business employs a number of communication methods including e-mail, memos, letters, and proposals. Communications are delivered via, e-mail, interoffice mail, and postal services. The purpose of this paper is to select and analyze three business to business messages using the communication process write a business-to-business message that...
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At the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), negotiations are a daily process in which some decisions are made. Negotiations can be between the GOAA itself, between the GOAA and its vendors and finally between GOAA and the Union. Negotiations are must in this type of industry in order to make all operations fall into place and to make everything run as smooth as possible.Inter-Organizational NegotiationDecision must be made on a daily basis between every department within GOAA and sometimes negotiations are part of the decision making process. When negotiations must be made within GOAA it is preferred to have a "non-zero-sum", or a "win-win" situation. This particular strategy is ideal...
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'King Lear' by Shakespeare is still being read and analysed by countless numbers around the world after decades it was actually written. Such a feat already portrays its quality and significance as a text to today's contemporary audience. One of the major reasons it has attained such a position in society is its ability to be interpreted in limitless ways. Many interpretations have been considered and made reflecting how it is applicable to basically any sort of context or society.A common interpretation of the play is the exploration of power and authority and how it can be used and abused. Many believe this play conveys such an issue and how it can affect such relevant aspects of life such...
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With new digital advances in the television industry, stations are growing in numbers and variety. With the hundreds of channels that are available, niche stations make up the majority of them. While these changes may be positive for the viewers, it has a negative impact on the companies that advertise by means of commercials.The idea of mass television as we have come to know is becoming obsolete. Instead, stations will concentrate on a more individualistic basis whether it be by hobby, religion, race, or interests. This type of convergence has come into play as stations are beginning to segment their already audience fragmented channels. The Discovery Channel, a specified interest channel,...
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Norms are unwritten laws that basically dictate what is right to do and what is unacceptable. Some norms vary from person to person, but other norms are collective within a society and different cultural backgrounds. This is important to know because when one understands different norms from their own, they are able to tailor their communication to achieve a desired result.The representation of culture has three primary dimensions - language, physical, and psychological. (Weaver, 2003) The language dimension is used to communicate with other people who have similiar beliefs and values as we do. The physical dimension refers to the environment and cultural activities of people. Knowledge, our...
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The Iraqi Road and Generalissimo George"The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability - that threat is real," explained British Prime Minister Tony Blair. The repeated violation of the United Nation (UN) Security Counsel's Resolutions (UNSCR's) prompted President George Bush of the United States to act without the authorization of the UN to disarm Hussein through war. According to UN Chief Weapons Inspector Hans Blix, as of January 27, 2003, Hussein still had not genuinely disarmed, prompting Bush on March 17, 2003, to issue an ultimatum to Hussein demanding Iraq's disarmament or to prepare to face "serious...
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Organizational BehaviorWhen thinking back over the past fifteen years I am amazed by how many things have changed in the workplace. There was a time not so long ago when it was common for an employee to work their entire career for one company. An employee could expect to receive a decent pension plan upon retiring, and possibly even leave their career to a family member. Fifteen years ago it was also unheard of to have a computer on each desk, and to send e-mail thousands of miles across the globe. The employee-employer relationship has changed almost as quickly as technology in the workplace. A willingness to learn about organizational behavior (OB) will support companies and individuals...
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Dead Babies Dont CryOne of the most controversial issues in society today is abortion. In thegreat war that is being fought to end abortion, morality has always been the biggest question raised. Of course, morality has been the foundation againstalmost every argument ever made since the beginning of time. It is said that such questions can only be hotly debated, and that there will never be an answer as to whether such acts should or should not be performed.Surprisingly, opinions are an important matter in abortion cases. Abortion has to be one of the most inhumane acts the human race could ever commit, and we need to put a stop to it.The Center for Disease Control estimates that 78% of all...
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My company specialize in provide customize items for any organization. Our product consist of spirit items such as our hats, duffel bags, bears, flip flop, cheerleading accessories, and team merchandises. All of our products are design to fit our clients. When an order is place an order, our clients pick the color, the type of design they like (logo), which item and the quality of each items. Our artwork director then collaborate this information and design the item to fit our client needs.We have three international office-USA, Europe, and Japan, and two factories in China. Since our business is based on collaboration, it is important to automate communication within the office, as well as...
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Personal Care Home VisitIntroduction Personal Care Home VisitCommunication is a method we utilize to connect the gap between knowledge and comprehension. Communication is a fascinating constant factor in today's society. People persistently communicate verbally, through the internet, on the phone, non-verbally, television and in many more different ways. Today, we have a means of mass communication. My observational research was over span of about 2 1/2 hours on a Saturday March 27th, 2004 at a personal care facility. I was able to observe quite a bit during this time. As students it is important to observe patient-patient communication, staff-patient communication and staff-staff...
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Growing up as a child in my house, I was surrounded by basketball. I had a dad and two brothers who were die-hard basketball fans. So naturally, I also became engrossed in the sport. I joined the intermuralbasketball team as soon as I was old enough, and made a close group of friends with my teammates. When I reached the 6th grade, I joined the school basketball team and my dad took the coaching position. I really enjoyed being on the school team and my friends and I loved all being together so much. We all played together for the next three years until things started to change.During the course of junior high something happened to my friends that didn't happen to me - they grew. Most of my...
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30 Miners were trapped in a mine for more then 2 months. In this paper I will analyze the audience and try to select the appropriate communication for the families as well as the employees of the company.
Knowing your Audience and Communication Release
On August 5, 2010, a gold and copper mine caved in trapping more then 30 miners. The collapse happened about 2,300 feet below the surface. They were trapped down there for 17 days before anyone was able to find out if they were still alive. They drilled a hole down into the cave that the miners had been trapped in to see if in fact anyone had survived the collapse.
The first communication for the miner’s families is done, most generally...
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When conducting business presentations, knowing your purpose and knowing your audience are crucial parts of the preparation process, which will allow you to organize your content to build audience rapport during your presentation. Along with those steps, visual aids and multimedia presentations can help your audience to better comprehend and retain the information being presented. And by choosing an effective delivery method, you can better communicate your information and communicate with the audience, which will result in a more credible presentation.
Preparing Effective Oral Presentations
Preparation is critical when giving an effective presentation. You should be an expert on your topic...
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COMMUNICATION ANXIETY is very common in the world of PUBLIC SPEAKING mainly because of fear. Maybe the speaker is not sure how the audience will accept or feel about their message, so the in the result of this fear ends up becoming sweaty palms, scrambled thoughts, and stuttering from the speaker, and as for the audience, skeptical thoughts. The good news is that by implementing distinctive steps within fundamentals, delivery, and research, once fearful speakers can generate massive confidence and drastically reduce and even remove speaking anxiety.
The fundamentals of PUBLIC SPEAKING can also be considered the foundation of PUBLIC SPEAKING. In a nutshell fundamentals include having...
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ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET
Title: How effective is your workplace communication?
Prepare a discussion paper in essay style in which you critically analyze your own communication methods and style. In your answer, provide examples of how you communicate (oral and written) with team managers and managers, from your reading and your own experience, to illustrate the points you are making. When you refer to an example, provide enough details about the context so that the reader, who does not know about your workplace, can understand the points about the situation that you are trying to make, You will have to provide an explanation of what makes effective...
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Communication is one of the most important skills that an individual can possess when presenting to a group of people. The audience should always be focal point of the presenter as communication is an important foundation and can often determine the success or failure of a message being received. When communication is done properly it can build respect and trust between groups and help identity the issues at hand. The presenter must have a good understanding of the audience's culture in order to effectively communicate with the group.In this assignment I have been asked to present quarterly sales information in an in-person meeting to a group of stakeholders that includes managers,...
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In the event of releasing any patient information it is important to make sure that all of your T’s are crossed and your I’s are dotted before the transaction is complete. However, because specialized patient records, such as behavioral health or substance abuse cases, contain not only strictly medical information, but also therapeutic mental and emotional information, the release of this kind of information could cause some damage (McWay, 2010, p. 227). This is why the release of information concerning these patient records in them. For purposes of this assignment this paper will only be covering the release of information in a behavioral health case.
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Audience Analysis PaperSanjeet K. SinghCom/285June 7, 2010Lind SohlAudience Analysis PaperIntroductionIn public speaking, or communication of any type to a varied set of individuals, it is impertinent to remember to focus on the audience. In starting to get used to an effective presentation, the consideration of the audience must be kept in mind; meaning what he or she thinks, how or she feels, and how he or she feels about what is being presented to him or her.Characteristics of the AudienceThe audience and the quarterly sales meeting consists of different types of audiences since...
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Management styles often change when new managers become experienced managers. How a person chooses to use their experience often depends on the positions that they chose to take on. The average younger baby boomer has held 11 jobs by the time they had turned 44 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010). These changes will often force a person to be different type of manager from when they first started. Pete Torrez (Torrez) has had multiple jobs that have led to a varied career path. He has had to adapt to make sure the communication techniques he is using are appropriate for the audience that he is addressing. The communication styles have been developed because of the career choices he has...
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Effective Business CommunicationCommunications Report |Effective Business Communications ||Effective Business CommunicationsPrepared forPrepared byNovember 13, 2012Letter of AuthorizationAlvin C. MilesDirector of Business DevelopmentLecturer of ManagementEMBA Coles College of BusinessKennesaw State UniversityOctober 29, 2012Team Green FusionEMBA Coles College of BusinessKennesaw State UniversityDear Team Green Fusion:The documents (3 in total) directly beneath this assignment should be used to complete your formal communications report. This assignment is broken in to two parts: your team's evaluation of your assigned team's individual presentations and the formal communications report.This...
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Running head: SPEAKING IN PUBLICSpeaking in PublicDon CarterGrand Canyon UniversitySpeaking in PublicIntroduction: The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines public speaking as the act or process of making speeches in public or the act of effective oral communication with an audience. (Merriam-Webster, 2010) To be effective in the art of public speaking there are other items which one needs to be aware of. A speaker must be engaging with his audience and speak clearly. There are other non verbal issues to consider as well. Your posture or stance, your movements and gestures are just as important as the words you say. In this paper I will be discussing a...
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Writing papers has been one of my biggest fears as a student. High school English class prepared me for the editing of my essays, for example, grammatical errors, spelling, font errors, and things that were under the category of fixing my paper. I realized that the writing process requires more than just editing, you have to understand that the paper is like a human body, it cannot function if every single part is not effective. I can certainly say that I have improved as a writer a great deal and this portfolio and the final revised drafts of my work certainly can argue for that. English 101 was certainly different from my other English classes; we actually focused on...
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Effective communication in the business world must be mastered to be successful in the competitive market. Individuals will need to learn about their audience to know the best way to convey their messages effectively. If individuals do not analyze their audience first, then their messages will be lost to some of the audience who may not understand the level of language. With diversity in the business environment, individuals must ensure that when they speak to an audience that they gear their message to everyone. When addressing a situation in which diversity is present, speakers must always design communication with the audience in mind.
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COMMUNICATION AND SCHOLARSHIPUnit onePurpose of studying communicationIt is the foundation of good managementHelps one to become a professional communicatorHelps one to have influence and be persuasive in the work placePurpose of communication is to disseminate information from the source to the recipient who can be an individual or a groupCommunication is an ongoing process and never endingCommunication can be passive or activePassive communication is when information is not deliberately disseminated but recipient reacts to a situation and interprets information he/she has receivedE.g. one has a desire to cross a road but that there is continuing traffic; that is passive communication; you...
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1st Year Project - Communication in OrganisationsChevron's Human Energy CampaignContentAbstract2Introduction4Background4Chevron Corporation4Perspective of this paper4Research question4Research method/design5Hypothetical reflections5Method5Data collection5Theoretical approach5Delimitation5The Campaign ads6Change of wording6Versatile Campaign7What kind of Communication is Chevron using in their Human Energy Campaign?8Scientific Persuasion & Target Population9Mass Communication11Two-step flow of information model11Opinion leaders12Diffusion of Innovations theory12Communication as strategic control13Communication as strategic ambiguity14Is Chevron and its Human Energy Campaign...
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Nike Advertising CampaignExecutive SummaryThe "Unleash Your Potential" advert from NIKE CorporationThis paper is going to examine advertisement campaign concepts or themes. The paper is going to use an example of "Unleash Your Potential" advert that is meant to advertise NIKE new running shoes that it has manufactured. The paper is going to examine the reasons behind the idea, and how the research was done to arrive at the concept. It will further examine the possible target market of the product, the current competition from other industry players, and the target audience of the advert. Another aspect that will be analyzed is the chosen outlets to meet the target. In addition...
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RhetoricThe use of rhetoric can be found on a daily basis with different purposes. It can essentially be used whenever anybody wants to convince other people of something or expose an argument on a subject.An argument presented without rhetoric may not be an attractive proposal or idea, but with a proper use of rhetoric it can make the same argument more appealing. Rhetoric can be done with different techniques, for example, metaphor, anaphora, and hyperbole. Using these different techniques it can make the idea seem more interesting to an audience.These techniques help rhetoric to convince people to think something in particular. A hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration that will help you...
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This report has been commissioned by the Chair of IABC to explore prominent causes of miscommunication in a business environment. Outlined in this report are some prominent causes of miscommunication in the workplace as well as recommendations for avoiding commonly seen communication failures which can lead to crises situations. The effect of human nature on communication is explored to create awareness of employee’s tendencies when communicating in house between different hierarchical levels. The five major factors which influence business communication are examined and recommendations for their effective use are given.
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“Communication is the heart of nursing… your ability to use your growing knowledge and yourself as an instrument of care and caring and compassion” (Koerner, 2010, as cited in Balzer-Riley, 2012, p. 2). The knowledge base which Koerner is referring to includes important concepts such as communication, assertiveness, responsibility and caring (Balzer-Riley, 2012). Furthermore, communication is complex. It includes communication with patients, patient families, doctors, co-workers, nurse managers and many others. Due to those concepts and the variety of people involved, barriers and issues are present. Knowing how to communicate efficiently can be difficult.
The intent of this paper is...
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The role of nonverbal communication within business meetings should not be over-rated. Nonverbal behavior does play a role and can help with victory in negotiations, but is not always the answer to negotiating successfully. Being aware of violating someone's personal zone or knowing when to be quiet is as important as knowing what to say and can carry the same consequences. In general, more successful persuaders were found to be smiling, nodding, and gesturing at appropriate moments during a business meeting or job interview. What is important to remember is to know when to use these various cues to your advantage, and to know not to overuse them.Voices have a significant persuasive affect....
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Your chest is tight and you feel like you’re on fire. Your chest is tight ant you’re burning up. The flash cards in your hands are crumpled from you squeezing them obsessively. You look up and see dozens of eyes staring at you, waiting expectantly. Taking a deep breath, you stumble through the speech. When it’s finally over, you practically run back to your seat, cheeks flaming bright red. You slump down, already dreading the next time you’ll have to deal with your upmost fear: public speaking.
For as long as I can remember, public speaking has always been one of my greatest weaknesses. Whether it’s a simple in-class presentation or a speech in front of an auditorium filled with people, I...
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Coordinating the release of information concerning significant negative effects associated with a particular medication requires effective decision-making and communication skills. Such requirements are especially necessary when releasing information related to the adverse effects of the medication. Addressing this issue requires immediate action to safeguard the health of the consumers at risk. Although some organizational leaders suggest releasing limited information, transparency is critical because open and honest communication will not only garner public reverence and confidence, but will also succor organizational integrity.
While the objective is to stop current complications...
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For the course of International Management the following assignment has been giving with the objective to select a topic in the field of International Management. The topic for this paper is Cross-cultural Communication in Marketing/advertising.
Communication is such an important part of everyone’s daily life, not only in one’s personal life but also in organizations. Also now a day, we are becoming every year more and more global and working with different countries and cultures around the world. Henceforward, globalization is increasing, which makes communication a very important part of doing business internationally.
Every organization has their own way of communicating...
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Throughout this semester we have had to write many types of essays. Although this is a college English class there is still room for improvement. I made much improvement during the semester of the class. I was able to identify my weaknesses. I learned how to make improvements to the areas I was having problems in. Although each essay we did was different I was able to begin with one essay and throughout the semester turn it into two other essays. I was able to change my style of writing to fit the type of audience I was working with. I will continue to work on my writing and keep improving it.
As we worked our way through the semester we moved from the Change Project to the Public...
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Today's customers want better service, higher-quality goods and lower prices. With so many competing for the same customers in a time of volatile markets, businesses must proactively evolve or fall victims to their competitors. It is no wonder companies are rethinking how they do business. For years, companies have used word-of-mouth to get their business up and running. In today's business world this is just not enough and especially so for an e-business. Knowing the buying patterns, interests and desires of customers as well as how they search provides companies with an advantage over competitors. This knowledge is so crucial to success that the process of promoting and marketing a...
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Discussion Questions for Chapter 1 1. What is Chapter 1's main point? The main point in this chapter was the importance and effectiveness of knowing the decision criteria of your audience. Expert audience members already know what information they need to make an informed decision and usually prefer presenters not cover anything unrelated to their decision criteria. In some cases, the decision criteria can be extremely specific. This "mental checklist" is very useful information to the communicator so he covers the information the expert audience needs and expects. An expert audience member has formed his decision criteria by repeatedly making the same type of decision. As a result, the...
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Humor in Advertising (1973)INTRODUCTIONThis article a major and pioneering study on humor in advertising, and many posterior articles used its results and explore them further. It is a given fact that marketers have increasingly employed humor as the motivation basis to make an advertisement more appealing and persuasive. This practice is based on the belief that the humor can be an effective persuasive tool. However, there is no straightforward evidence of the effectiveness of humor. There two sets of opinions concerning to humor. First, some argue that humor is a universal language that humanizes advertising, allowing the communicator to speak to the audience on their own level. On the...
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Audience Analysis 1
In this audience analysis, I have addressed a situation in which I am called on to present quarterly sales information at an in-person meeting to a group of stakeholders, including managers, salespeople, and customers. I will explain how I will address the communication to this audience by answering the following questions: (1) What characteristics of the audience must I consider?, (2) What communication channels are appropriate? (3) What are some considerations to keep in mind given the diversity of the audience?, and (4) How would I ensure that my message is effective?
The characteristics of the audience that I must consider when...
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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATION DEPENDS ON A MULTITUDE OF INEXTRICABLY LINKED FACTORS WHICH ARE EITHER DEPENDENT OR INDEPENDENT OF THE SENDER OF THE MESSAGE. Discuss.
Communication is a process that involves the exchange of information, ideas and emotions. This process involves the sender encoding a message and sends it via a channel of communication to the receiver who then decodes the message, processes it and then sends an appropriate reply via the same communication channel. In this process, effective communication may be understood as occurring when the intended meaning of the sender and the perceived meaning of the receiver are the same.
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Anywhere you look, there is a lesson that could be learned. Relationships, responsibilities, and even the slow common rituals of daily life can act as classrooms to be discovered and filled. The lesons that are learned there mold the thinking of many creators as they channel there experiences into there creations. The results are profound. Music, sculptures, and literature are produced out of any given artist's frame of reference, which is simply where they are coming from. Anyone in this world can create using there own ability to tap into the wisdom of past and present. Change is an inevitable facet of life, whether daily or over time. It is the fear of change that cripples...