100%(2)2 out of 2 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 1 - 5 out of 12 pages.
Best Practices in Business Communication
Effective & Ethical Business CommunicationThere are many factors that can make a company successful, but one of the most important factors is effective and ethical communication. Employees is what makes a company, so if one does not have effective communication skills, the company could fall apart. According to Tabak & Lebron (2017), communication is defined as the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions or information by speech, writing or signs.
Effective and Ethical CommunicationWhen one is communicating, questions of right and wrong will most likely arise. Ethical communication is fundamental to responsible thinking, decision making, and the development of relationships (Tabak & Lebron, 2017). Ethical communication can enhance ones personal integrity, fairness and respect for self and others. Unethical communication can threaten the quality of all communication and consequently the well-being of individuals and the society in which we live.
Professionalism in the WorkplaceProfessionalism is defined by Bourelle (2014), as an individual’s conduct at work. One may wonder if anyone will even notice if they do not demonstrate professional behavior while at work. Some may have the mind set as long as they do their job then who cares.Whether one realizes it or not, your employer, co-workers and even your customers/clients will notice. It will come to their attention if one lacks professionalism within the workplace. It will be noticed and it can severely hurt your career.