Imagine visiting a country or culture where you are not easily understood Your expectations about time personal


Imagine visiting a country or culture where you are not easily understood. Your expectations about time, personal

space, the roles of men and women, and communication styles seem foreign to the people you encounter. You are hungry and need to get something to eat. Where will you choose to go? How will you interact with the people to get what you need? Describe what this experience would be like. Give one example of how a miscommunication could occur.

What are some ways you might seek to be understood? How can this thought experiment help you in your daily life.


Critique the characteristics of being an ethical team member keeping in mind the following


Critique the characteristics of being an ethical team member, keeping in mind the following:

sharing ideas, treating others with respect, best critical thinking skills, group commitment.

[Differentiate the exemplary and sublevel characteristics of ethical behavior.]

Illustrate how the use of technology might affect effectiveness and efficiency of a team.

[Examine the differences between mediated and face-to-face communication.]


Chapter 12

– From the chapter reading, we learned that e-mail is a major area of focus for


Chapter 12 – From the chapter reading, we learned that e-mail is a major area of focus for

information governance (IG) efforts, and has become the most common business software application and the backbone of business communications today. In addition, the authors provided details to support their position by providing 2013 survey results from 2,400 corporate e-mail users from a global perspective. The results indicated that two-thirds of the respondents stated that e-mail was their favorite form of business communication which surpassed not only social media but also telephone and in-person contact.

Q1: With this detail in mind, briefly state why the e-Mail has become a critical component for IG implementation?

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In collaboration with Research
2013 Findings from the 2013 Digital Transformation
global executive study and research project Embracing
A New Strategic Imperative
By Michael Fitzgerald, Nina Kruschwitz, Didier Bonnet and Michael Welch Authors
Michael Fitzgerald is the Digital Transformation contributing
editor at MIT Sloan
Management Review, covering the
challenges that traditional companies face
as they adopt emerging
technologies. He can be
reached at [email protected] Nina Kruschwitz is
the managing editor
and special projects
manager at MIT Sloan
Management Review,
which brings ideas
from the world of
thinkers to the executives and managers
who use them. She
can be reached at
[email protected] Didier Bonnet is a Michael Welch is a senior vice president
and global practice
leader at Capgemini
Consulting. He can
be reached at
[email protected] managing consultant at
Capgemini Consulting
and visiting scientist
at MIT’s Center for
Digital Business. He can be reached
at [email protected] Acknowledgments Lori Beers, Wellpoint; Jon Bidwell, Chubb Insurance; Adam Brotman, Starbucks; Curt Garner, Starbucks;
David Kiron, MIT Sloan Management Review; Andrew McAfee, MIT Center for Digital Business;
Mark Norman, Zipcar; William Ruh, General Electric; Kimberly Stevenson, Intel; George Westerman,
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Email: [email protected]
Phone: 617-253-7170 Contents
2013 2 / Executive
3 / Introduction
•Brewing Up Change
at Starbucks
•About the Research 3 / Digital
Immaturity: A Widespread Problem
•The Digital Imperative
•Technology Everywhere 5 / The Benefits
of Digital
Transformation 8 / Institutional
6 / The Trouble
with Digital
•Leadership: Defining
the Agenda
Lack of urgency
The vision thing
Picking a direction of older
Legacy technology
Innovation fatigue
Sidebar: Intel Gets Urgent 10 / Executing
the Change
•Making a Case for Digital
•Incentives 12 / Conclusion Embracing Digital Technology • MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 1 R e s e a r c h R e p o r t E m b r a c i n g D i g i ta l T e c h n o l o g y Executive Summary
Companies routinely invest in technology, and too often feel they get routine results. Technology’s promise is
not simply to automate processes, but to open routes to new ways of doing business.
To better understand how businesses succeed or fail in using digital technology to improve business performance, MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting conducted a survey in 2013 that
garnered responses from 1,559 executives and managers in a wide range of industries. Their responses clearly
show that managers believe in the ability of technology to bring transformative change to business. But they
also feel frustrated with how hard it is to get great results from new technology.
This report (as well as the survey) focuses on digital transformation, which we define as the use of new digital
technologies (social media, mobile, analytics or embedded devices) to enable major business improvements
(such as enhancing customer experience, streamlining operations or creating new business models).
The key findings from the survey are:
According to 78% of respondents, achieving digital transformation will become critical to their organizations within the next two years.
However, 63% said the pace of technology change in their organization is too slow.
The most frequently cited obstacle to digital transformation was lack of urgency.
Only 38% of respondents said that digital transformation was a permanent fixture on their CEO’s agenda.
Where CEOs have shared their vision for digital transformation, 93% of employees feel that it is the right
thing for the organization. But, a mere 36% of CEOs have shared such a vision.
Previous research with executives by the MIT Center for Digital Business and Capgemini Consulting
showed that many companies struggle to gain transformational effects from new digital technologies, but
also that a significant minority of companies have developed the management and technology skills to realize the potential of new technologies. Our current survey deepens this research by getting frontline
perspectives as well as high-level ones, from staff to board member. (See About the Research, p.3.) It shows
that frontline corporate employees believe they face a strategic imperative to successfully adopt emerging
new technologies. Almost no organization is sheltered from the competitive disruption wrought by of the
widespread adoption of digital technologies.
But the survey also shows that organizations are finding ways forward by taking steps such as developing
business cases for technology adoption, creating cross-department authority for digital initiatives and realigning incentives to include metrics relevant to digital transformation. This report will delve into the
challenges of digital transformation and how companies are meeting them to achieve competitive advantage.
2 MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW • Capgemini Consulting Embracing
Introduction E very company wants the technology it uses to transform its business. Executives see the
potential for using digital technologies to achieve transformation, but they’re unclear on
how to get the results. They look at high-profile examples of companies using technology to galvanize their business, and wonder what they need to do to follow suit. Brewing Up Change at Starbucks
One company that has succeeded is Starbucks. In 2009, after dismal performance cut the company’s
stock price in half, Starbucks looked to digital to help re-engage with customers. It created a vice
president of digital ventures, hiring Adam Brotman to fill the post. His first move was to offer free
Wi-Fi in Starbucks stores, along with a digital landing page with a variety of digital media choices,
including free content from publications like The Economist. It sounds simple, but as Brotman says,
we were not just doing something smart around Wi-Fi, but we were doing something innovative
around how we were connecting with customers.
Brotman is now chief digital officer at Starbucks, where he and Curt Garner, Starbucks’ chief information officer, have formed a close working relationship, restructuring their teams so that they
collaborate from the very start of projects. Last year, they cut 10 seconds from every card or mobile
phone transaction, reducing time-in-line by 900,000 hours. Starbucks is adding mobile payment
processing to its stores, and is processing 3 million mobile payments per week. Soon, customers will
order directly from their mobile phones.
Using social media, mobile and other technologies to change customer relationships, operations
and the business model has helped Starbucks re-engage with customers and boosted overall performance. Its stock price has also bounced back up from roughly $8 in 2009 to nearly $73 in July 2013. Digital Immaturity: A Widespread Problem M any companies want Starbucks-like results, but most are far from achieving them, according to
our survey (see About the Research). At the end of the survey, respondents answered a set of
questions about their companies’ digital maturity. Using an index of digital maturity developed by the About the
Research The survey uses a definition of
digital transformation that
came from research done by
MIT’s Center for Digital Business (CDB) and Capgemini
Consulting, which focused on
how digital transformation
plays out at traditional large
companies, those having more
than $1 billion in revenues. To
complement that research,
which involved interviews with
executives at 450 large companies, MIT Sloan Management
Review and Capgemini
Consulting conducted a broadbased online survey. It was
completed by 1,559 people in
106 countries (the five with the
most respondents were:
United States, 37%; India, 11%;
Canada, 5%; United Kingdom,
4%; Australia, Brazil and Mexico, 3% each). They represent
companies and organizations
across the business spectrum
— nearly half (47%) work at
companies with less than $250
million in revenues, 10% work
at mid-sized companies with
between $250 million and $500
million in revenues, 9% at companies with $500 million to $1
billion in sales, and 33% work
at organizations with more
than $1 billion in revenues, including 11% at companies with
more than $20 billion in sales.
Respondents span the gamut
of functions, from CEO to staff.
The survey asked the
respondents’ views on a
number of topics related to
achieving digital transformation. Respondents also took
a separate digital maturity
assessment, based on prior
CDB research, to determine
their digital maturity. Organizations were categorized
either as Digirati (mature at
both technology adoption and
management), Fashionistas
(early adopters of technology
but without effective management skills), Conservatives
(slow to adopt technologies
but effective at managing
them) or Beginners (possessing neither advanced
technology or the ability to
manage it). Embracing Digital Technology • MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 3 R e s e a r c h R e p o r t E m b r a c i n g D i g i ta l T e c h n o l o g y MIT Center for Digital Business and Capgemini
Consulting, we found that only 15% of respondents
were in the most mature category alongside Starbucks. Sixty-five percent of respondents are in
organizations that rank as least mature — the category the index refers to as Beginners (see Figure 1).
The world is going through a kind of digital transformation as everything — customers and equipment
alike — becomes connected. The connected world
creates a digital imperative for companies. They must
succeed in creating transformation through technology, or they’ll face destruction at the hands of their
competitors that do.
The Digital Imperative
Even in a connected world, it takes time, effort and
willpower to get major transformative effects from
new technology. Executives need to lead the process Figure 1 Rated01
D for digital
Most companies lack experience with
emerging digital technologies. Digital
Maturity Digirati
Conservatives 15%
14% Beginners 65% Beginner companies probably use email, Internet and various kinds of enterprise software. But
they have been slow to adopt, or are skeptical of,
more advanced digital technologies like social
media and analytics.
Conservative companies deliberately hang back
when it comes to new technologies, although
their management has a vision and effective
structures in place to govern technology adoption.
Fashionista companies are very aggressive in
adopting new technologies, but do not coordinate
well across departments or have an effective vision in place for dealing with digital business.
Digirati companies have executives that share a
strong vision for what new technologies bring, invest in and manage digital technologies quickly
and effectively, and gain the most value from digital transformation. 4 MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW • Capgemini Consulting and make sure they’re managing and coordinating
across the company. Employees know that technology
matters: a full 78% of respondents said achieving digital transformation will become critical to their
organizations within the next two years. Less than 5%
of respondents say digital transformation will never
become important for their organizations. Meanwhile, 81% said their organizations were already
trying to achieve digital transformation (see Figure 2).
The big thing is, technology change is happening so rapidly that every industry is being affected
by this, said George Westerman, research scientist
at MIT’s Center for Digital Business, and one of the
investigators leading the Center’s Digital Transformation Research.
Previous research by Capgemini Consulting and
MIT’s Center for Digital Business found that companies that invest in important new technologies and
manage them well are more profitable than their industry peers. Respondents to our survey corroborate
this view — they overwhelmingly believe that failure
to effectively conduct digital transformation will
harm their company’s ability to compete.
Of those working at organizations where digital
transformation is a permanent fixture on the executive agenda, and a core strategic consideration, 81%
believe their companies will be somewhat or much
more competitive in two years. That’s a stark contrast from those at organizations where leadership
is not focused on digital transformation — only
18% believe their companies will increase their
competitiveness, and nearly half (46%) project a
grim, less competitive future.
Despite growing acknowledgment of a digital
imperative, few companies are responding. Only
38% of respondents said that digital transformation
was a permanent fixture on their CEO’s agenda. Of
the rest, 65% of respondents thought it needed to be
more important than it currently is.
Technology Everywhere
The pervasive nature of technology in consumers’
lives is causing rapid change in the business landscape. Lori Beer, executive vice president of
information technology and specialty business at
WellPoint, the nation’s largest Blue Cross/Blue Shield
licensee, said that [i]t’s not like we’re a consumer Figure 2 A current affair
Almost half of employees think digital transformation02
is upon us, and a third say it looms.
When will it
become critical to
implement Digital
across your
organization? 27% That time has passed —
it is already a matter of
survival 18% This year 33% Within the next 2 years The Benefits of Digital
Transformation 13% 3 years or more ompanies that effectively manage digital technology can expect to gain in one or more of
three areas: better customer experiences and engagement, streamlined operations and new lines of
business or business models. Though innovative new
business models are what every CEO dreams of,
companies more often see digital technologies help
transform their customer experience or operations.
Business model transformation is difficult, and far
less prevalent, according to survey respondents.
Customer experiences reflect the clearest impact
of digital transformation. The survey found that 5% It’s never going to
become important
across the entire
organization Percentages don’t add to 100% due to exclusion of those
responding don’t know. products company, where you can put that product
on the shelf. Our products and services really are
supporting consumers, providing capabilities for employers, information, data, much more like a financial
services type of scenario. Technology has always been
important to our business, but it really is becoming
much more strategic, especially today, when you’re
seeing the emergence of new technologies. You’re seeing a transformation of how consumers are engaging
with technologies.
The rise of the tech-savvy, connected consumer
across all facets of society changes the expectations
consumers have of companies, regardless of their
business, said Curt Garner, the chief information
officer at Starbucks. IT and digital is pervasive in
people’s lives now. So the advice I would give somebody starting it now is, think of yourself like a
consumer technology company.
How do consumer technology companies act?
One key point is, they update frequently. For nontech companies, this translates into adapting by
streamlining product cycles. Quicker product cycles
often lead to adding some features later. Adding features into new versions of products can become a strategic move for non-tech companies, as well.
Responding effectively and quickly to new technologies affects the bottom line, and ultimately business
survival. Effective management of new technologies is
already creating winners and losers in measurable
ways, like market share and profits — both areas where
Digirati outperform their rivals. Business leaders who
embrace the digital imperative will see boosts in their
operations, customer relations and business models,
as described in the next section (see Figure 3). C Figure 3 Digital cash register
Digirati — the best companies at managing digital
technology — get the best financial results. 07 Digirati
creation +9% Fashionistas Conservatives Beginners
-10% +26% -4% +9% Profitability
-24% +12%
+7% Market
Valuation -7%
-12% Source: MIT’s Center for Digital Business and Capgemini report The Digital Advantage: how digital leaders outperform their
peers in every industry (
The-Digital-Advantage/index.html) Embracing Digital Technology • MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 5 R e s e a r c h R e p o r t E m b r a c i n g D i g i ta l T e c h n o l o g y improving customer relationships was the area where
ucts and services. General Electric is pushing an
companies were having the most success with digital
Internet of Things service strategy that will help it tell
technology. Most prominent was improving the overcustomers how to schedule maintenance and avoid
all customer experience, followed closely by enhancing
part failures, improving operations. The company
products and services in customer-friendly ways.
expects it will sell services related to maintaining its
Survey respondents said their organizations also
are seeing improvements in operations, in part in auOf course, more efficient products may well reduce
tomating operations. A number or respondents said
demand for new GE goods. But William Ruh, vice presinternal communications are sharply improved, espeident of software at General Electric, notes that there’s
cially through using social media. For example, Jon
upside for us in the services. We can grow on the
Bidwell, chief innovation officer at Chubb, a large
services side, and they’re winning and we’re winning.
specialty insurer, told us that social business tools and
But business model transformation is also elusive.
processes had transformed the company’s innovation
A mere 7% of respondents said that their company’s
culture, helping it develop products and understand
digital initiatives were helping to launch new busirisks as rapidly as new markets emerged.
nesses, and only 15% said new business models were
The opportunity for digital technologies to create
emerging thanks to digital technology (see Figure 4).
new businesses is real, andEnhance
a quarter
of respondents
our existing
products and services It could be that these technologies are so new that
expect digital transformation to launch new prodthey simply haven’t had time to be turned into new
business opportunities. One respondent noted that
in his company, the belief is that digital technologies
Figure 4
are not that effective yet in our marketplace. Another
said customers weren’t ready for new models yet,
What has digital done for us lately?
Companies are using technology to create real, transformative effects across
because they are highly conservative and resistant to
customer experiences, internal operations and new business model.
Number of responses
2000 Ensure
consistency 1876 Our digital initiatives
are helping us to:
(Select up to three.) 1800 1600 Enhance our
products and
services Launch new
products and
services 1400
1255 Improve
communication Transition
physical products
/ services to
digital products /
Develop new
business models Enhance the
productivity of
our workers
Improve the
experience Customer
experience 1200
1087 Automate our
processes Operational
improvements Launch new
businesses Expand our
reach to new
and markets Business model
change 6 MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW • Capgemini Consulting 1000 800 600 400 200 0 The Trouble with Digital
Transformation D espite growing acknowledgment of the need
for digital transformation, most companies
struggle to get clear business benefits from new
digital technologies. They lack both the management temperament and relevant experience to know
how to effectively drive transformation through
Even companies where leadership has demonstrated it can effectively leverage technology can
run into challenges with new digital technologies.
Today’s emerging technologies, like social media,
mobile, analytics and embedded devices, demand
different mindsets and skill sets than previous waves
of transformative technology.
There is no one factor that impedes digital transformation. Lack of vision or sense of urgency plagued
many companies, culture at others, and organizational constraints problems at still others. Our research highlighted nine specific hurdles in the
broad areas of leadership, institutional obstacles and
execution that companies need to overcome to
achieve digital transformation.
Leadership: Defining the Agenda
Many managers feel no urgency to achieve digital transformation. This may be because so few leaders offer a
vision and a road map for digital transformation,
leaving managers with no motivation for achieving it.
Lack of urgency Complacency affects more companies than any other organizational barrier cited
in our survey, with almost 40% of respondents saying that lack of urgency/no sense of burning
platform is the biggest single obstacle to digital
transformation. One survey respondent working in
higher education said The organization has a long
(70 years) history of success … the need to change is
not clear to some members of the old guard (see
Figure 5).
The survey shows a clear split in perception of
urgency between the top managers at companies
and those below them. In fact, the further down the
organizational ladder one goes, the less satisfied
workers are with the pace of digital transformation
at their organizations. A third of C-level executives
and board members think the pace of change is
about right, and another 10% think it is fast, or even
very fast. CEOs are particularly bullish — 53%
think the pace is right, fast, or very fast, the highest
of any category (see Figure 6, p.8).
CEOs might know something their colleagues
don’t, of course. Or it could be that as one gets into
the trenches of transformation, conditions change.
Only 25% of managers think the pace is right, and a
mere 22% of staff agree. Of these, product development staff are the most positive — just over 40% say
the pace is very fast, fast or just right. Management
was guilty of complacency, ignorance of modern
technology, said one respondent. Clueless management, commented another.
But employee skepticism can also impede pace —
even when leadership is on board to promote digital
transformation. There is too much hype, said one
CEO. I can’t push harder because of all the hype and
the overselling from suppliers. I lose my credibility if Figure 5 The biggest transformation traps ppt15 (09) Desire, money and tools are the three big reasons organizations fail to use
technology to make their business better.
No burning platform / no sense of urgency
39% Not enough funding
33% Limitations of IT systems
30% Roles and responsibilities are not clear What are the most
barriers to Digital
Transformation in
your organization
as a whole?
Select up to 3. 28% Lack of vision
28% Unclear business case
27% Business units implementing independently in silos
24% Culture not amenable to change
19% Lack of leadership skills
16% Regulatory concerns
Percentages refer to respondents who clicked this option versus total number of respondents who
answered this question. I push it too hard. So we take a slower approach just
to make sure we don’t give the naysayers their way.
The vision thing Digital transformation starts with a vision from top leadership. Where senior
leaders had shared their vision, it had huge buy-in
— fully 93% of employees agreed that digital transformation was the right thing right now for their
companies to do, and 73% strongly agreed.
This idea that a thousand flowers will bloom and
we will all be okay is a great way to get some ideas, but
we have not seen any transformations that happen
bottom up, said George Westerman. They’re all
being driven top down. The big difference between
the companies that are just doing technology initiatives and the companies that are leading a
technology-based transformation is how they’re putting the leadership frameworks in place.
Embracing Digital Technology • MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 7 R e s e a r c h R e p o r t E m b r a c i n g D i g i ta l T e c h n o l o g y Figure 6 ppt11 Off the pace The pace of digital transformation is too slow — unless you’re the CEO. 50% From your perspective,
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You have a key customer in leadership who you find to be vague and imprecise You have briefed this key


You have a key customer in leadership who you find to be vague and imprecise. You have briefed this key

customer several times on initiatives in your service area only to find that they disagree and state you never briefed them on your activities. This individual is never available. At best you can meet them in-person twice a year. Your CIO and Director are asking you to provide status updates with this key customer, but it’s difficult to do due to vague communication and inability to get on the key customer’s schedule.

You feel that you are in a ‘damned-if-you-do damned-if-you-don’t’ situation which is frustrating. What actions do you take so that you move from being ‘unstuck’ and improve relations?

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Scientists often compare aspects of different organisms in order to understand relationships and common


Scientists often compare aspects of different organisms in order to understand relationships and common


Pose a testable question that could be used to compare conserved biological structures involved in cell-to-cell communication expressed across domains.

Pose a testable question that could be used to trace evolutionary change of the biological structures involved in cell-to-cell communication.


Paper outlining the planning process for a business communication you intend to create There are


paper outlining the planning process for a business communication you intend to create. There are

three sections to your paper.

  • The first section should detail your purpose and audience analysis.
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  • The third and final section should address any adaptations you may need to make to increase the effectiveness of your communication.

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Americanization and Access to Communication TechnologiesCompare and contrast


Americanization and Access to Communication Technologies

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Americanization and new access to communications technologies in different regions by placing

the descriptions in the correct column below.

quot;Americanizationquot; and Access to Communication Technologies
Compare and contrast quot;Americanizationquot; and new access to communications technologies in different regions by placing
the descriptions in the correct column below.
United States
This region is seen as the
epicenter for the creation and
dissemination of global
consumerist culture.
Here, research has shown that
cultural transmission,
particularly through television
and electronic media, is a two-
way process that involves both
local and global cultural
Latin America
Iraq and Vietnam
Here, government authorities
seek to control people’s access
to global media and the Internet
to limit globalization’s reach.
Here, the first television picture
residents saw each day was of
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Why is understanding the target market a crucial aspect of the communication process?

Why might a


1. Why is understanding the target market a crucial aspect of the communication process?

2. Why might a

marketing manager choose to promote his or her product using persuasion? Give some current examples of persuasive promotion

3. How does a Web site’s ease of use affect its ability to creates attention, interest, desire, and action? Provide an example of a website that does a good job of this.

4. How can advertising and publicity work together? Give an example.

5. How do different forms of sales promotion erode or build brand loyalty. If a company’s objective is to enhance customer loyalty to its products, which sales promotion technique would be most appropriate?


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Veganism today

In terms of our diets, without a proper diet we are putting the body at risk for infections, diseases, and forms of cancer. Eating is much than igniting our taste buds, but we are providing fuel for organs and tissues within our bodies. The number of vegans in the U.S. increased by 600 percent between 2014 and 2017 (Green Ralph, 2018). After reading several articles on eating a plant-based diet, there are major advantages such as lower risk of cancer, increased bone health, protection against chronic diseases, and improved digestion. Below is a chart comparing the articles accuracy, honesty, and fairness.

After reading the articles, one article really stood out to me displaying unethical communication. The article Vegans and vegetarians may think they’re ‘eating healthy’. They’re not showed several examples of exaggerated claims and communication abuse. For example, the author states that as a physician scientist who has dedicated the past 50 years of his professional career to studying vitamin B-12, he knows that a deficiency can have serious and sometimes devastating health repercussions


The key use of the manufacturing execution module of supply chain management is to ________ assign optimal


The key use of the manufacturing execution module of supply chain management is to ________.

assign optimal

safety stock and target stock levels in all inventories in the supply network

forecast and plan anticipated demand for products

support receiving, storing, and picking of goods in a warehouse

support production processes, taking into account capacity and material constraints

ensure that the materials required for production are available where needed and when needed


________ refers to any software that covertly gathers information about a user through an Internet connection without the user’s knowledge.




Bot herder

Web filter


With regards to the World Wide Web, Web pages are stored on ________.

Web servers

Web consoles

Web hosts

Web rings

Web consortiums


Which of the following statements is true about an explicit knowledge asset?

It reflects a person’s ability to effectively solve a problem without external help.

It reflects the strategies that can be applied to an enterprise resource planning system.

It reflects knowledge that can be documented, archived, and codified, often with the help of information systems.

It reflects the processes and procedures that are located in a person’s mind on how to effectively perform a particular task.

It reflects an individual’s special knowledge about a new-to-the-world product.


Which of the following laws makes it mandatory for organizations to demonstrate that there are controls in place to prevent misuse and detect any potential problems?

SarbanesOxley Act

Trade Expansion Act of 1962

U.S.A. Patriot Act

Central Intelligence Agency Act

Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986


At the ________ level of an organization, information systems provide key performance indicators (KPIs) that are focused on balancing performance across the organization.







In the order-to-cash process, checking credit is followed by ________.

creating an order

picking, packing, and shipping

allocating stock

collecting payment

preparing and sending the invoice


________ activities encompass all business activities associated with employee management, such as hiring, interview scheduling, payroll, and benefits management.

Technology development



Human resource



________ testing is testing of the overall system to see whether it meets design requirements.







Responding to threats and opportunities and continuous planning are based on analyzing internal data primarily from the ________ level of an organization.







The network effect refers to the notion that the value of a network is dependent on ________.

the speed of the network

the technical expertise of the moderators

the knowledge of the users

the commitment of the users

the number of other users


________ attempts to increase the relevance of search results by including content from blogs and microblogging services.



Enterprise search

Social search



With respect to the components of a business model, ________ is the utility that the product/service must offer to customers.

value migration

value proposition

value grid

revenue stream

cost structure


The term ________ was coined by Harvard business professor Jeffrey Rayport to describe how good business techniques can be driven by word-of-mouth or person-to-person communication.

blog marketing

affiliate business

stealth market


viral marketing


________ are false messages circulated online about new viruses, earthquakes, kids in trouble, cancer causes, or any other topic of public interest.

Logic bombs

Internet hoaxes





Computer criminals who attempt to break into systems or deface Web sites to promote political or ideological goals are called ________.


social promoters


internet activists

online predators


Controls that are used to assess whether anything went wrong, such as unauthorized access attempts, are called ________ controls.







________ systems are designed to handle multiple concurrent transactions from customers.

Network transaction maximization

Online transaction processing

Product allocation

Yield optimization management

Real utility management


Which of the following statements is true about the e-business innovation cycle?

The vertical dimension of the cycle shows the efficiency of a particular information technology and the horizontal dimension shows life expectancy of that information technology.

The vertical dimension of the cycle shows the extent to which an organization derives value from a particular information technology and the horizontal dimension shows time.

The vertical dimension of the cycle shows the life expectancy of a particular information technology and the horizontal dimension shows time.

The vertical dimension of the cycle shows the expected investments required for a particular information technology and the horizontal dimension shows time.

The vertical dimension of the cycle shows the user-friendliness of a particular technology and the horizontal dimension shows the investment in that technology.


The organization waits for an order, allowing the organization to initiate a ________ sequence to move the order through the production process.







Analytical tools are used to optimally utilize materials, equipment, and labor during the ________ process of supply chain planning.

inventory planning

production scheduling

distribution planning

demand forecasting

safety stock scheduling


A ________ is defined as an economic system in which assets or services are shared between private individuals, either free or for a fee.

flexible economy

social economy

services economy

communication economy

sharing economy


How can the effectiveness of e-mail advertising campaigns be measured directly?

by including special links in the e-mail that allow tracking which e-mails the customers have opened or reacted to

by reflecting the percentage of visitors who actually perform the marketer’s desired action

by creating use cases and business models to determine the ratio of the opened mails to the sent mails

by reflecting the number of surfers who click on an ad divided by the number of times it was displayed

by conducting online polls, starting online forums, and collecting user feedbacks


________ planning focuses on delivering products or services to consumers as well as warehousing, delivering, invoicing, and payment collection.

Safety stock



Product demand



Which of the following can be cited as an example of a digital divide?

Sam has better multitasking skills than Neal that make him a better manager.

Kevin has better chances of promotion when compared to Vincent because of his people skills.

Lora has access to more information than Frank because she knows how to operate a computer.

Unlike Joey, Ryan has access to more books and good advice because he studies in a better school.

Unlike Ben, Claudia possesses superior analytical skills that make her better at mathematics.


A company implements a new information system and observes a 5 percent increase in its monthly sales. This is a(n) ________ of the system.

intangible benefit

tangible benefit

tangible cost

non-recurring cost

recurring cost


In e-business terminology, ________ companies are sometimes called pure play companies.







Managers at the ________ level include the president and chief executive officer, vice presidents, and possibly the board of directors.







Identify a true statement about reintermediation regarding e-tailing.

Engineering Technology

Good day I am looking for critique on my paper for Sociology 245what do


Good day,

I am looking for critique on my paper for Sociology 245

what do

you think?

Julius Jeppe


SO245 – Social impact of technology

Assignment 8 – Five-Paragraph Essay on Technology Evolution

29th July 2019

Comparative Analysis of Different Hypothesis Regarding the Evolution of Technology

Julius Jeppe

Historically, anthropologists and sociologists have long debated the evolution of our society and the impact that technology has on it. To better understand the development of our civilizations, we will be observing the perspectives of different individuals. Although Lenski, White, and Toffler share similar opinions on the relationship between technological advancement and culture, they had different views on how these technological advances evolved. Gerhard Lenski suggested that for humans to advance and evolve, information is singularly important. Lenski also suggested that technological advancement’s motivity has been the evolution of civilization. Simultaneously, Leslie White thought that channeling energy is the primary objective and goal of any culture. In contrast, Alvin Toffler suggested that we are suffering from information overload due to the concept of future shock While all three individuals make excellent points in their convictions, careful analysis is required to determine what remains true in our society today. Let’s consider their perspectives as they relate to the nature of technological progress.

Profound sociologist, Gerhard Lenski (1924-2015) maintained that technological advancement and civilization share pervasive characteristics. Moreover, Lenski proposed that access to information is the key to human evolution and advancement. In his hypothesis, Lenski drew a close correlation between communication, technological advancement, and the progress thereof. According to Lenski, four stages of human communication exist. Stage one introduces biological communication; whereas, genes are passed from one generation to the next. Stage two refers to sentience or awareness of our surroundings and the ability to use our senses such as touch and feeling, perceptions and different experiences. Stage three demands our capability to understand and apply logic to our daily lives. Stage 4 suggests that we have reached a level where we are capable of communicating using symbols and advanced language skills. In addition, Lenski added that there are also varying levels of technological advancement, which can be broken down as follows. First, physical labor is required at the hunter-gatherer level to secure food production. Next, horticulture and agriculture are useful in establishing food surplus and social order. Finally, the industrial revolution replaces food-based economies that establish a new kind of social class inequality and new processes of production. According to Lenski’s perspective, the more knowledge we have about how to acquire and utilize the natural resources, the greater our ability for technological progress and advances.

In contrast, anthropologist Leslie Alvin White (1900 – 1975) also supported the idea of cultural evolution. Although he had similar ideas, he also had a different perspective and approach to the concept of human development. Moreover, White proposed that the function of any civilization is the means to control energy. Furthermore, White established different stages of human development. First, human muscle power supplies energy, followed by, that of the harnessing of a domesticated animal such as the horse for transport. Then, food energy is supplied by the engagement of agriculture and additional energy by harnessing natural resources such as coal, gas, and oil. Finally, although optimistic, nuclear energy can be harnessed for use as an energy source. A formula that remains useful today and developed by White is used to calculate the efficiency of energy produced by measuring the amount of energy consumed. The formula would be applied as follows:

P = E * T

In the formula above, E is the measure of energy consumed, while, T is the measure of the efficiency of technical factors that utilize said energy. P is the result we get when we calculate these two values.

Like Lenski and White, journalist and social critic, Alvin Toffler (1928 – 2016) offers an entirely different point of view than that of his counterparts. Although he also supported technological progress, his point of view was different in many ways. Coining the phrase and concept of future shock, Toffler suggests that too much change in too short a period of time can lead to a large portion of individuals finding it overwhelming. Moreover, Toffler indicated that many individuals feel disconnected and that we suffer from information overload, another term that Toffler coined. Toffler identifies multiple stages of social advancement. First, the Neolithic period or New Stone Age. Beginning with the invention of agriculture, Toffler drew a parallel between the agricultural revolution and moving from barbarity to civilization. Next, the industrial stage beginning in England with the industrial revolution. Toffler suggests that important evolutions alongside this period include machine tools and steam engines. Finally, Toffler brings us to the post-industrial stage. Starting in the second half of the twentieth century, it includes automated manufacturing, robotics, and technologies such as the computer. During these years, the need for manual labor has decreased while the need for intelligent thinking has increased.

While anthropologists, sociologists, and other deep thinkers of our time debate over the impact that technology has on our cultural practices, society, and civilization as a whole, it is important to remain circumspect and find respect for all opinions. Comparatively, all three individuals thought that society had made technological advances in leaps and bounds, all three individuals shared the belief that as the creation and acceptance of technology increased in our culture, so did human civilization. However, Toffler maintained that some advances are being pursued at a speed that seems to be too fast for society to feel comfortable with; thus, overwhelming society into future shock which he believes is responsible for most of our current social problems. Furthermore, White found that controlling and harnessing energy would be the best course of action to advance and develop our society. Although I can appreciate the theories of all the individuals discussed above, I believe that Gerhard Lenski offers the most useful insights into the evolution of technology. He demonstrated his views of the stages of technological development from nomadic properties to the industrial revolution. Furthermore, he also explained the steps of communication that assisted in the process of technological evolution.



Develop 2 options for delivery of human resource services that will comply with legislative requirements


Develop 2 options for delivery of human resource services that will comply with legislative requirements,

organisational policies and business goals (Some possible options to support the organisation’s strategic goals for the future, are listed below)

· Training and development strategies

· Recruitment strategies

· Succession planning

· Upskilling of workforce

· Improved technology

· Performance management strategies

· Communication strategies

Outline the strategy of each option, including a justification based on the expected return on investment. Include action plans for delivery of both options clearly stating roles and responsibilities, timings and training requirements for staff.

CoffeeVille background details:

CoffeeVille began as a family owned and operated business. Siblings Rufus and Emma Belcastran were joint owners. They have both trained and worked in the hospitality industry for a number of years. Their first café was based in Melbourne. They now have successful café franchises in other capital cities. They plan to open more cafes in more suburban shopping centres in most major cities over the next 2-5 years.

I’m uncertain how to layout my answer for the following question So you can better understand the scenario I’ve


I’m uncertain how to layout my answer for the following question. So you can better understand the scenario, I’ve

included the case study summary.

I was thinking of discussing communication and performance management strategies. Can you explain what I will need to include in my answer, so that I can revise and restructure my answer to ensure I haven’t misinterpreted the question?

CoffeeVille background details:

CoffeeVille began as a family owned and operated business.

Hi I was wondering if you guys would be able to proofread my conclusion for my research paper regarding the pros


Hi, I was wondering if you guys would be able to proofread my conclusion for my research paper, regarding the pros

and cons of modern technology and its modern technological devices . Within my conclsuion I have to integrate how my fields of study (communication and sociology) relate to my product study, which I am having trouble with finalizing so I’d highly appreciate if you can help me proofread it.


In comparison to my concentrations of communication and sociology, they both play a huge part in these innovations that have been made through the usage of modern technology and its new age devices. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, sociology is described as

David the Director of Finance at Bounce Fitness has been your main contact

He is in his mid-40’s and has


David, the Director of Finance at Bounce Fitness has been your main contact. He is in his mid-40’s and has

been with the company since the beginning. IT management is just one part of his role, and till recently has only been a relatively small part. Now, with the planned expansion, IT is one of his top priorities. David is very busy and works long hours. He is quite a detailed and methodical man and likes to be presented with facts and figures. He can be described as having an assertive communication style. He likes to analyse information and before making considered decisions. He is fairly introverted and will generally only meet with people and suppliers when he needs to go through information that was provided to him in advance. David will then request that this information be captured in reports and proposals, which then needs to be presented and further clarified during follow-up meetings.

Based on the information provided on Bounce Fitness and David, describe the approach you will take in communicating with David


(TCO 1) People who stand to gain or lose by the policies and activities of a business and whose concerns the


(TCO 1) People who stand to gain or lose by the policies and activities of a business and whose concerns the

business needs to address include which of the following? (Points : 5)


Government employees

Surrounding/competing businesses

Foreign business leaders

Domestic business leaders

Question 3.

3. (TCO 1) As a pharmacist in your community, you are concerned with the level of service provided to those in need at odd hours and after hours and in the neighborhoods where such extended service is needed. Your concerns are centered on which of the following? (Points : 5)

Making products and counseling available when consumers need them

Changing the buying behaviors of consumers

Understanding the risks of some of the products offered for sale

Doing whatever is necessary to provide credit through debit cards and credit cards

Providing open and free-flowing communication to the consumers

Question 4.

4. (TCO 3) Which of the following is true about a small business? (Points : 5)

A small business is one that employs between 500 to 1000 employees.

A small business is usually funded by personal lines of credit and not through bank loans and microlenders.

A small business is one that is not dominant in its field.

A small firm usually curtails the freedom to innovate.

A small firm avoids risks that larger firms are willing to take.

Question 5.

5. (TCO 1) Performing a SWOT analysis is part of the _____. (Points : 5)

planning function

organizing function

leading function

controlling function

Question 6.

6. (TCO 2) These are government policies aimed at shielding a country’s industries from foreign competition. (Points : 5)


Free-market capitalism


Import quotas

Question 7.

7. (TCO 3) One disadvantage of free trade is _____. (Points : 5)

domestic companies can lose their comparative advantage

uninterrupted flow of capital provides for lower interest rates

workers will be given across-the-board pay increases

a company’s productivity grows when it has an absolute advantage

domestic workers can be trained for additional jobs

Question 8.

8. (TCO 3) Advantages of a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) include all of the following EXCEPT (Points : 5)

unrestricted member participation in management.

pass-through taxation benefits of a partnership.

advantages of limited liability.

limited number of shareholders.

Question 9.

9. (TCO 2) What does the term CSR stand for in a corporate setting? (Points : 5)

Corporate Social Reasoning

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Reporting

None of the Above

Question 10.

10. (TCO 3) Starting your own business (Points : 5)

is an alternative to unemployment.

is not risky.

allows others to control your future.

is not difficult and does not require sacrifice.

Question 11.

11. (TCO 4) Consumers have needs for living and wants, which are desires and to know them helps businesses to meet market demands. From the following list, identify which combination is just needs, or just wants. (Points : 5)

Food and Big Mac

Motorcycle and car

Shelter and condo

Water and Coca-Cola

Question 12.

12. (TCO 4) The rapid spread of brand communities has been one of the major impacts of social media. The Harley Davidson Owners Group is one example of an informal network of people with similar interests who use social media to bond and share information. Why are these brand communities effective? (Points : 5)

The cost of consumer-oriented publications is too expensive.

Consumers now trust their peers more than any source for product information.

Consumers no longer trust salespeople.

State and local consumer protection agencies no longer review products.

Question 13.

13. (TCO 4) Successfully distributing goods to customers involves low cost and customer satisfaction. Several steps must take place in order to reach this goal. Which step need NOT be considered in the physical distribution of goods? (Points : 5)

Order processing

Market segmentation

Inventory control


Question 14.

14. (TCO 5) Which one of these listed below is NOT a classical motivation theory? (Points : 5)

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Herzberg’s Theories of Motivation

Theory X and Theory Y

Gibson’s Motivational Theories on Employees

Question 15.

15. (TCO 6) Production and operations management is best described by which of the following? (Points : 5)

Overseeing all of the activities involved in producing goods and services

Designing machines to do multiple tasks

Tailoring products to meet the needs of a large number of customers

Using technology and robotic units to assist with plant operations

Short production runs and the machines being adjusted frequently

Question 16.

16. (TCO 7) An accounting system includes which one of the following? (Points : 5)

Tax return information

Regulatory information

Summarization of accounts information

Personnel information

Eleemosynary information

Question 17.

17. (TCO 7) Imagine that you have just earned your business degree and have been hired as a hospital administrator at a small hospital that, like many others, is experiencing financial problems. A suggestion that you would make to help improve the financial position of the hospital and correct the financial problems is to (Points : 5)

improve the efficiency of the hospital’s cash management system.

use a carefully planned lawn care service.

continue the hospital’s large stockpile of drugs.

cease using a just-in-time inventory system.

use a carelessly planned inventory control system.


Need help with question from interpersonal communication BE ORIGINAL


Need help with question from interpersonal communication. BE ORIGINAL

Running head: Self Disclosure Concept
1 Self Disclosure Concept
Date of Submission: Self Disclosure Concept
2 Self Disclosure Concept
This concept can be defined as the…

Recall our discussion of perceptions and how they influence our behavior

In organizational


Recall our discussion of perceptions and how they influence our behavior. In organizational

communication, perceptions play a big part in our thinking and response mechanisms; thus, affecting hot we behave. We encounter barriers and noise that only compound the decision-making process. This dynamic is in motion each time we face a situation at work or anywhere we may be.

Answer the following work scenarios according to this scale:-

A- Always

B- Sometimes

C- Never

1.I believe and trust everything that my superior tells me.

2.With communication, I process and filter the details to my advantage.

3.Information is shared across my organization efficiently

4.Open and honest communication is always encouraged.

5.Rumours and grapevine are effectively managed.

How can I reflect on each of my answers and describe my thought process. Provide any theoretical support for your communication behavior.

References and in text citations.


According to state standards for physical education which of the following are the four main areas of focus for


According to state standards for physical education, which of the following are the four main areas of focus for

K-12 physical Education?

A. Movement Competency, Cognitive ability, Lifetime fitness, and responsible behaviors

B. Cooperative Learning, Health Literacy, Motor learning, and fair play

C. Physical activity, human movement, cultural diversity and team sports

D. Global communication, physical fitness, health promotion, and personal interest.


Please let me know correct answer and explain itTopic 4

Study Guide 1-4


Please let me know correct answer and explain it

Topic 4 Study Guide 1-4

1. When solving disputes in buyer-supplier relationships, which action should be used as a last resort?

a. Mediation

b. Arbitration

c. Going to court

d. Open communication

e. Putting yourself in the shoes of the supplier

2. Which is not one of the conditions for a valid contract?

a. Offer

b. Consideration

c. Meeting of the minds

d. Purchase price reductions

e. Legal subject matter

3. Which is not one of the ways to promote ethical behavior?

a. Rotating assignments

b. Having an ombudsman

c. Inconsistent behavior

d. Ethical standards and guidelines

e. Top management support

Supply Chain Management

Please answer me those question in True or False and also explain why?1

If you read and


Please answer me those question in True or False and also explain why?

1. If you read and

understand something written several centuries ago, is this communication?

2. Can an inanimate object (clouds, an ocean, etc.) communicate to a person?

3. If you send a letter to someone who never receives it, but someone else reads and understands it, is that communication?

4. When a trained dog obeys the master’s command, is that communication?

5. Can a person communicate to an inanimate object such as a wall or clouds or the ocean?

6. Is blushing a form of communication?

7. Is a fake yawn communication?

8. Could two people be talking and yet NOT be communicating?

9. Can a person communicate with himself or herself?


1) Identify the purposes for which political games are played at all organization levels by both managers


1) Identify the purposes for which political games are played at all organization levels by both managers

and non managers. Disc uss an example that you experienced or know about.

2) in your ex perience which of the barriers to effective communication is responsible for the most communication problems? Which barrier is the hardest to correct?

3) risk is an inevitable part of decision making. Thinking back to an important career-related decision you made recently how much risk was involved in the decision? How did you go about weighing the risks associated with the possible outcomes? How much risk are you willing to tolerate to be successful in your career?

4) it has been suggested that good leadership is knowing when to take charge and when to delegate? How consistent is this with the various situational approaches discus sed in this chapter?


Explain the primary methods of maintaining an organization’s culture You are a Senior Leader of a


Explain the primary methods of maintaining an organization’s cuure.You are a Senior Leader of a

Fortune 500 Company. You are asked by your CEO what you can do to construct a more ethical cuure within your organization. Your plan needs to include at least 5 steps. Explain the steps you would take and how you would present this to your CEO. Compare and contrast the three common organizational designs: simple structure, bureaucracy, and matrix structure. Describe the relationship between trust and leadership. Explain and provide a workplace example for each of the following communication situations: oral communication in downward flowing direction; written communication in upward flowing direction; and nonverbal communication in lateral flowing direction.

Part A Compose a letter to introduce yourself to the person you have chosen as if you were applying for a job with


Part A:Compose a letter to introduce yourself to the person you have chosen as if you were applying for a job with

their company. How would you grab their attention when they will be receiving hundreds of letters for the position? What did you learn about their communication skills that helped you decide what to write? Give examples of what you learned about that person that inspired your written communication

.Part B:You are in an elevator and, by coincidence, your assigned person is in the elevator as well.You’ve had no time to prepare, but you have contacted them by letter (Part A). You have 2-3minutes to introduce yourself and stand out in the crowd while the elevator is going up to the pent house. What would you say and why? What non-verbal skills would you use and how would you use them? Prepare a 2-3 minute script of what you would say and submit the script as part of this assignment.



Dear Mr. Steve Jobs
Network Administrator
Computer lab
Dear Mr. Jobs
Following your advertisement in the daily post dated 11 th November 2016. I would like to express my
strong interest…

The textbook is included to help I already have it written and would like it to be edited to be


The textbook is included to help. I already have it written and would like it to be edited to be


In addition to a group assignment that you will complete this week, you will also be asked to write a self-reflection essay that is 500-750 words and needs at least one source to support your essay (with in-text citations and a reference). Please treat this essay like a normal 5 paragraph essay. Here is a rough outline to follow to help you meet the criteria:

Paragraph 1: Intro and thesis

Paragraph 2: Explain how you can apply the knowledge learned in this course towards effective communication.

Paragraph 3: Identify areas of strengths you feel you will bring to your field of study in regards to communication.

Paragraph 4: Identify areas of opportunity and improvements.

Paragraph 5: Conclusion

Please use GCU style formatting and include in-text citations and references in APA formatting.

Other Subjects

Hello Tutors

Can you please help with these assignments.
They are for a college level Technical Communication


Hello Tutors. Can you please help with these assignments. They are for a college level Technical Communication

course. Thank you.


Sij 6)Part I A Case Study Task (50 points)You are asked to work on a new project with a group of


sij 6)

Part I. A Case Study Task (50 points)
You are asked to work on a new project with a group of

co-workers; everyone in the group has already been notified about being assigned to this group and the project. Effective group communication is necessary for this project. You know who these people are, but you have not had much contact with them since they all work in different branches of the company, in different cities. Your supervisor has indicated:
You have the group communication role of initiator.
Most of the work can be done by emailing each other in order to coordinate tasks and provide and seek information.
The group can also use the company’s teleconference phone system for monthly updates when synchronous communication is needed.
Using the first three steps of the communication decision-making tool, DECIDE, write an email message (at least 2-3 paragraphs) to the group focusing on the following:
Initiating group communication so everyone effectively communicates with each other.
Initiate group communication about group communication norms for dealing with group communication roles and for dealing with effective interpersonal communication while using these communication technologies. (Specifically discuss tact, courtesy, and language adaptation that would be acceptable in workplace group communication.
Communication about what the group might need to know about possible advantages of communicating by the channels of email and in a teleconference.
Communication about what the group might need to know about possible disadvantages of communicating by the channels of email and in a teleconference.
Start discussions about possible interference with these two channels of communication and suggest how the group might reduce or eliminate these.

Part II. An Essay Question (50 points)
Write a reflective essay regarding your group communication decision-making utilized in the above email you wrote for the case study task. The essay answer should be at least three to four paragraphs and should include responses to the following questions:
What are the decisions you made for DECIDE: Step 1. Define goal, Step 2. Evaluate receiver / situation and Step 3. Create message before you wrote the email message to the group in the case study?
In addition to these decisions, what are questions you needed to ask yourself to ensure effective group communication by practicing anticipatory metacommunication, adaptive metacommunication, and reflective metacommunication?
Conclude your essay by explaining how the decisions you made and the metacommunication you practiced helped you write a message that should reduce the possibility of poor group communication among the group members.

Surname 1
Part 1: Case Study Task
Hello everyone,
First and foremost I would like to state that it is a great honor to have this opportunity to
work with skilled…

One way to think about what you have learned is to reflect on a conversation you recently shared and see how the


One way to think about what you have learned is to reflect on a conversation you recently shared and see how the

concepts of interpersonal communication are present. Without revealing all of the details of the conversation, describe how the following affected the interaction.

  • The context – time, place, kind of conversation (work talk, socializing with a friend, party, etc.), and the history you share with the other person.
  • The verbal communication – word choice, language styles, and tone used during the exchange. How did the verbal aspects affect the conversation?
  • The non-verbal communication – body movements, talking with hands or not, eye contact, positioning to one another. How did the non-verbal aspects affect the conversation?

After you describe these three features, discuss how you think context, verbal and non-verbal communication worked together to produce a conversation and shared meaning between you and the other person. What do you now notice about the complexity of communication in what may have appeared to be a simple conversation?


You are a consultant You have beenchosen to present a paper on professional


You are a consuant. You have been

chosen to present a paper on professional

communication covering a

company of your choice. Acting in this consuant capacity, you are to

writea detailed analysis of the professional communication

shortcomings and strong points in the company you have chosen,

then formulate a plan outlining the steps you recommend (like training

or education) to improve in areas you identify.


Can I receive some input on this assignment it is supposed to be a blog for CM107 unit 4 CM107


Can I receive some input on this assignment, it is supposed to be a blog for CM107 unit 4.


Unit 4 Assignment

I have an example of written communication that I had to pass onto my previous leadership on the status of a Military Working Dog. We call it the 5 W’s. Tell me, is it clear and concise enough to comprehend if you weren’t in the Military Working Dog realm?

Here are the 5 W’s on MWD Chengo.

BLUF: Hydrotherapy for Military Working Dog (MWD) Chengo to improve left

hind limb muscle mass for a duration of 3 weeks then will be re-evaluated by

CPT Schwarten (Vet). Possibility that MWD Chengo and Handler SPC Allison

will be redeployed if MWD Chengo does not show signs of improvement.

Who: MWD Chengo and Handler SPC Allison

What: Conduct Hydrotherapy for a duration of 3 weeks to try to improve MWD

Chengo muscle mass in left hind limb.

When: Will begin 11 May 2018 in the afternoon if Vet is available. If not,

it will start 14 May 2018.

Where: BLD 631, Kennel compound in MWD pool at Camp Bondsteel.

Why/How: MWD Chengo will start with performing only laps around the pool,

due to Vet waiting for the hydrotherapy protocol from Dog Center Europe

which is located in Kaiserslautern Germany. The water will keep weight off

MWD Chengo’s joints and build muscle mass.

Background Information: MWD Chengo has a history of osteoarthritis in the

left hip and has been seen for this issue for about three years. While here

in Kosovo MWD Chengo has had radiographs, ura sounds and weekly vet visits

to measure MWD Chengo’s progress. Hydrotherapy is the last option the Vet

here in Kosovo has to try to improve MWD Chengo’s muscle mass.

Plan of Action: If MWD Chengo shows improvement by 25-50% in three weeks

then Vet and Military Working Dog Team will continue the program. If there

is no improvement within the three weeks Vet recommends redeployment of the

team. Kennel Master back at home station is tracking and is already

planning on getting an aernate to replace MWD Chengo and Handler SPC

Allison if MWD Chengo shows no signs of improvement. Kennel Master will be

kept up to date on hydrotherapy, and replacement of the dog team should

happen as soon as the Vet determines MWD Chengo unfit to continue operations

on Camp Bondsteel.

If I can’t effectively send out a message for all to understand, what does that say about my ability to communicate with my peers? The original 5 W’s was checked over by so many others before sending it up, because I have never done a briefing such as this. This is a final product of muiple corrections and aggravation. How do you think effective communication complies with written and verbal communication as well?


Question from interpersonal communication Johari window


question from interpersonal communication Johari window.

My Johari Window. Open area Hidden Area Bline Area Unknown In creation of my Johari window, I chose my closest friend. He helped me come up with a list of
adjectives which helped me be in a…

3A Find positive models

Choose a person or several people who perform your interpersonal


3A. Find positive models. Choose a person or several people who perform your interpersonal

communication skill well. Observe and record specific aspects of their verbal and nonverbal behavior as it relates to your chosen issue. What do they say? How do they say it? What behaviors would be useful to incorporate into your own repertoire?

3B. Find negative models. Identify people who perform the skill ineffectively. Watching these can be very useful, too. What makes them ineffective? What behavior do these people exhibit that you would like to avoid?


Hello I am struggling to analyze how communication styles differ



I am struggling to analyze how communication styles differ

depending on personal and professional environments. I need to do so while also evaluating personal and social dimensions of gender, communication and or cuure.


Plagirism can be allowed


plagirism can be allowed

Running Head: CORPORATE COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS Corporate Communication and Public Relations
School 1 Corporate Communication and Public Relations 2 Introduction
The central purpose…