Analyzing Your Listening Effectiveness Write an analysis that is at least one page in length where you analyze your own listening effectiveness. Using the textbook to guide you, analyze your strengths and weaknesses in terms of the text’s guidelines for effective informational listening and effective rational listening. Identify two listening skills you would like to improve and describe how you plan to develop greater competence in each.
Leadership and Motivation Based on the readings from the course text, please identify the leadership traits, skills, and behaviors that you consider the most important in leading and motivating subordinates. Examine specifically why you selected the traits, skills and behaviors in relation to employee motivation. One of the continual challenges of management is the motivation of employees. As managers analyze their work forces, they can always see some people who outperform others of equal skill. These workers are described as motivated employees. Managers have been searching for the answer to the motivation question since work began. The early classical scientific […]
Human Needs and Motivation in Organizational Management Read the article, “A Theory of Human Motivation.” Based on the information presented in the article, discuss the elements of self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group. What is the relationship between self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group? Why is it important for a manager to understand and appreciate employees’ self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group? Maslow, A. (1943) A Theory of Human Motivation. Psychological Review. 50 (4) 370-396. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com
Situational Leadership Theory and Organizational Leadership As the new top-level executive of a medium-sized corporation, you have noticed that the leadership culture in the organization has been ineffective, which has lowered employee morale. To change the leadership culture you have decided to discuss this issue with all the managers and supervisors in the organization. Prior to meeting with all the managers and supervisors, you have decided that you need to develop a how-to guide on effective leadership. In a four- to five-page paper (excluding the title and references pages), explain why situational leadership theory is useful and relevant in developing […]
mediated communication Being a critical consumer of messages is more important than ever in the increasingly mediated society that we live in. This means being able to analyze all messages for purpose, audience, intended message and effectiveness. The skills learned from analyzing media messages can also be used in analyzing all messages – whether the messages are from the mass media, CMC, coworkers, our children, other family members, friends, or other sources. Therefore, for the Unit 9 Assignment, you will need to analyze messages for purpose, audience, and intended message. First, what you need to do is to view at […]
Budgeting and Government Sources As state governments have struggled with economic challenges over the past few years, elected officials have had to find new ways to think about budgeting and revenue sources. View the Forbes video: “A Government of Growth: Politics and Policy That Foster Innovation.” Based on the discussion between the business leaders and elected officials in this video, discuss the following: Examples of new approaches to developing sources of public revenue. • Issues and challenges in leading budget and fiscal reform in government. • The inter-relationship between state government budget issues and the national economy.
Organizational Strategies Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word case study analysis of “The Power of Rewards at Industry International” located in Ch. 3 of Strategic Organizational Communication in a Global Economy. Do the following questions in your analysis: 1.Create a title for your paper and put it on the first page of text (after the title page.) 2.Introduce the paper by stating the purpose, the key topics and how you plan to present the information. 3.Define “strategic organizational communication”. 4.Describe the organizational structure of the company in the case study have – was it centralized or decentralized? Provide examples of the […]
impact of online courses on education angela123 Writing assignment #2 will be an essay in which you analyze either causes or effects. You have two choices for this essay, both of which are very wide open. For both choices, you are required to integrate two sources into your essay to support your argument. 1. TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION Analyze the impact of a particular trend in technology on education. Our discussions in the class up to this point might be helpful for you as you consider ideas for this topic. You might analyze any one of the following. These are just […]
Elastic and Inelastic Traffic Assignment 3: Elastic and Inelastic Traffic Due Week 5 and worth 80 points Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: Outline a plan for the development of an addressing and naming model in an environment of the following scenario: Ten (10) departments in a 1,000-employee organization Equal separation by geography Use a common data center of twenty (20) backend enterprise servers Analyze the functional problems of throughput, delay, and packet loss as it pertains to your plan. Analyze and explain how you would use DNS in your plan. Compose a two-paragraph executive […]
communication in business O’Hair, D., Friedrich, G.W., & Dixon, L.D. (2011). Strategic communication in business and the professions (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. ISBN: 0205693113. Prepare a research paper on one of the topics below, or on a different topic of your choosing. This paper should be 3 – 5 pages, in strict APA format. Research Paper Guidelines For this assignment, you will write a research paper on communication skills. The general nature of the paper is flexible, but it should relate to one or more of the topics that we discuss during the course. Topics may include, […]