Chapter 11 - Austin Klinghagen Professor Chet Barney Org...

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Austin Klinghagen Professor Chet Barney Org Behavior & Theory 3/31/16 Chapter 11 Assignment Communication is key to any business, field of study, or career. My major and future career, sport management, is no exception. The sports field is slightly different than many other fields. A male predominate industry causes many different lingos and physical communication patterns. Luckily, I am a male and I can easily understand co-workers and bosses in this fashion; however, females may have a difficult time reading context clues and lingo. Body language and dress is also slightly different in the sport industry. Because sports are predominantly casual the dress attire tends to be less casual than most office jobs. Although there are sectors of sport that are very professional; some are very casual and dressing up or down may give off a wrong
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Unformatted text preview: impression to the people are trying to communicate with. Another sport specific communication tool is the use of electronic communication. Many people in sports are quickly using the use of social media. Because the ultimate goal of sport marketers is to connect with their fan base apps like Twitter have become extremely popular. Through Twitter and Facebook organizations are constantly in communication with their players, other organizations, and clients. Other than social media, sport is much like many other industry’s where e-mail and phone communication are common ways of relaying messages, appointments, and memos. Sport is much like other industries in the way they communicate. The professionals in sport know that effective communication is the key advancing their own personal agendas and their businesses....
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