• Overview of course and syllabus
• Role of communication in business
• Communication in organizations
• Communicating in teams
• Collaborative writing
• Course content and
• Success in BUS 305
Role of Communications
• How is business success driven by
• How is success in
accounting, finance, marketing, CIS, or
management driven by communication?
Effective vs. Efficient
• What is the difference?
• How do you define each?
• Why are both important?
• Why are both critical to
3 Levels of Communication
• Ineffective teams communicate by
• Effective teams communicate by
• Appropriate socialization and maturity
• Leadership not control
• Meet effectively (agendas, outcomes, accountability)
• Understand the writing task
• Select an effective team
• Create a detailed sketch/outline
• Develop style guide/rules
• Assign tasks skillfully (writing, editing, production)
• Establish deadlines and hold each other
• Develop this
• Learn to be
• Occurs in
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