Audience Analysis Paper

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Audience Analysis Paper COM/285 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS Group ID: ON10BSB10 Alonzo Miller
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Effective communications is important because businesses consist of people and people transmit thoughts and ideas by communicating. Typical managers spend 75 to 80% of their time communicating. Effective communications aids management and employees by making it easier to process thoughts and ideas and to execute tasks according to management’s intent. The more effectively organizations communicate; the more effective the organization can perform its core functions. Before conducting a meeting you should consider the audience’s characteristics. Such as, educational and professional background, knowledge and experience levels, English language ability, and reading situation if reading is involved in the meeting (, 2000). For their educational and professional background try gathering information about their reading ability and willingness to read. College graduates and/or students should be able to read and comprehend better than those who only have a grade school or high school audience. Know the job requirement of each employee. Do not confuse a title with a professional function. Remember any professional can be a manager. Job functions and implies the levels of the jobs (, 2000). Also consider knowledge and experience levels. For example, try using professional and educational backgrounds when determining the knowledge and experience of an audience. Sometimes it is best to categorize your audience as novice, intermediate, and expert. Novices are not very knowledgeable and fear a certain subject. They prefer basic concepts and procedures and would rather get things done quickly in order to get quick results. Intermediate Audiences have some knowledge and experience. And Experts are very knowledgeable (, 2000).Another thing to
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remember is English-Language Ability. Some employees have graduated from and
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2011 for the course COM 285 taught by Professor Brewer during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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