Mobile Business Communication and Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette

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What should you be teaching your students about mobile business communication and collaboration, interpersonal communication, and business etiquette? This presentation gives you just a glimpse.

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Mobile Business Communication and Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette

  1. 1. What You Should Be Teaching Your Students about Mobile Business Communication and Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
  2. 2. "Bovée and Thill are the only authors who explain and illustrate in every chapter how mobile is revolutionizing business communication. “Surprisingly, although we’re in the midst of a mobile revolution, no other business communication authors cover mobile business communication, which should tell you everything you need to know about which authors keep their textbooks current.”
  3. 3. Don’t assume that colleagues and customers around the world use the same communication tools you use. For example, although mobile phone usage is high in most countries around the world, the percentage of users with smartphones and the broadband service required for communication services such a video varies widely.
  4. 4. An important aspect of mobile collaboration and mobile communication in general is unified communication, which integrates such capabilities as voice and video calling, voice and video conferencing, instant messaging, and real-time collaboration software in a single system.
  5. 5. Mobile device habits say a lot about how much respect you have for the people around you. Selecting obnoxious ring tones, talking loudly in open offices and public places, using your phone right next to someone else, making excessive or unnecessary personal calls during work hours, invading someone’s privacy with your phone’s camera without permission, texting during meals, allowing incoming calls during meetings, are all disrespectful choices that will reflect negatively on you.
  6. 6. Virtual assistants, such as the Siri voice recognizition system on iPhones, raise an important etiquette dilemma. From doing simple web searches to dictating entire memos, these systems may be convenient for users, but they can create distractions and annoyances for other people. As with other public behaviors, think about the affect you have on others before using these technologies.
  7. 7. The Etiquette App helps you make appropriate choices in a variety of social and business situations.
  8. 8. Freedcamp is a free collaboration and project management system app.
  9. 9. WebEx Mobile gives you mobile access to one of the world’s most popular online meeting platforms that enables world-wide collaboration.
  10. 10. Locale can “geofence” your smartphone, automatically changing settings based on your location—such as activating silent mode when you arrive at your office to assure proper etiquette.
  11. 11. This slide presentation briefly previewed just some of what your students will learn in much greater detail about mobile business communication and Communication and Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette when you adopt one of Bovée and Thill’s business communication textbook’s listed below. No other business communication textbooks on the market cover mobile business communication. Business Communication Today, 13th Ed. To be published January 2015 Business Communication Essentials, 7th Ed. To be published January 2015 Excellence in Business Communication, 12th Ed. To be published January 2016 Here’s how to order an examination copy of these texts from your local Pearson Education representative.
  12. 12. A Preview of the Major Topics about Mobile Business Communication Integrated into Bovee and Thill’s New Editors in 2015 and 2016 The Rise of Mobile as a Communication Platform How Mobile Technologies Are Changing Business Communication The Unique Challenges of Communication on Mobile Devices Ethical and Legal Issues in Mobile Communication Mobile Communication Etiquette Using Mobile Tools for Collaboration and Teamwork Mobile Variations in Cross-Cultural Communication Advantages and Disadvantages of Mobile Media Writing and Reading on Mobile Devices Message Design and Formatting for Mobile Devices Optimizing Content for Mobile Devices Mobile Considerations in Social Networking, Blogging, Video, and Other Media Using Mobile Technologies to Improve Routine Communication Creating Promotional Messages on Mobile Devices Visual Media on Mobile Devices Research Using Mobile Devices Using Mobile Devices in Presentations Mobile Devices in the Job Search Process Mobile Aspects of Personal Branding
  13. 13. A Complimentary Set of Seven Infographics about Mobile Business Communication Is Available on SlideShare. Click each infographic to see it full screen.
  14. 14. Visit Bovée and Thill’s Online Magazine, How the Mobile Revolution Is Changing Business Communication
  15. 15. “Business communication instructors who don’t recognize now that mobile should be integrated throughout their textbook and be a central part of their course will rapidly experience the declining relevancy of their course to today’s students.”
  16. 16. See these other informative and well-illustrated slide presentations about mobile business communication: How Mobile Technology Is Revolutionizing Business Communication Why You Must Be Teaching Your Business Communication Course within a Mobile Context by 2015 Also, compare your current text’s coverage of mobile business communication to Bovee and Thill’s texts. Can Your Business Communication Text Pass This Test of Essential Mobile Coverage?

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