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The technological advancements that were discussed in the article “superhero in the cubicle” were blogging. Chatting, voicemail, email, instant messaging, and wiki. The two communication types that I have chosen to compare and contrast would be email and instant messaging. Instant messaging is faster and more effective than an email because an email it could take the receiver a few days to read the email and get back to you whereas instant messaging it takes a matter of minutes. The down side to instant messaging is that there is a chance that the other person may not be online at the same time you are. That is when emailing comes in handy if the person is not online then you can leave them an email and they will get back to you whenever. So I guess what I am saying is, both have good qualities and both are effective it just depends on your preference. The way these two technological advancements could be used in my workplace would be employees could get a hold of managers quicker and more effectively. By using email or instant
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Unformatted text preview: messaging employees would no longer have to use the phone just to call in they can just drop an email to the manager in charge the night before and the next morning the manager can read it and make plans to replace the employee for the day. These technological advancements in communication do not follow in traditional business communication. The reason I say that is because most companies now do not use these new technological advancements because it sort of steps out of their comfort zone. Technology is ruining our society as of right now. I say that because back when our grandparents were in their teens and twenties they did not have video game systems or computers or even internet and now look children in today’s society are spoiled. So in conclusion I do not think that the new technological advancements are used in traditional business communication....
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