This dynamic and interactive simulation is created with PowerPoint. Add -ons, such as hyperlinks to the Internet, sound, video, and voice-over, are easily accomplished. With additional software, Flash features can be added. The URL rendition of this simulation <http://www.slideshare.net/cwanles/best-buy/> was created using SlideShare <http://www.slideshare.net/about>, a free utility. SlideShare allows the PowerPoint author to embed the URL into E-mails, blogs or Websites. This presentation is a skeletal frame of one possible educational game or simulation.
Workplace Communication E-Mail An Educational Simulation Game
People in organizations typically spend over 75% of their time in an interpersonal situation; thus it is no surprise to find that at the root of a large number of organizational problems is poor communications.
Although all of us have been communicating with others since our infancy, the process of transmitting information from an individual (or group) to another is a very complex process with many sources of potential error.
Look over the three revised E-mails on the next three screens. Read all three over and then select the revision you think is the best. Click on the Feedback link to read about the strengths and weaknesses of each revision.