Extra Credit - Finally, communicate with different people...

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Name: Jackie Rivers Date: 1/24/08 Section: 12:30-2:00 The article “Communicating with Staff: Face-to-Face Works Best” discusses communication in the food- service industry, but the publication contains some very helpful advice for communication in any industry. The article suggests that you should be cautious of overestimating the knowledge base of the receiver and never assume that the audience knows as much about your subject as you do. You could simply ask your employees what areas need more clarification. Also, when considering the best communication channel, you should always deal with sensitive or critical situations face-to-face. The article also suggests that you organize your communication with an agenda to keep everyone on track.
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Unformatted text preview: Finally, communicate with different people in ways that are unique to their personality or attitude on the day you speak with them. Not all people react well to stern criticism while others don’t take you seriously if you sugarcoat your words. Whether you work in the food-service industry or finance department, strong communication skills are necessary to foster the most efficient work environment. URL: http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.lib.utexas.edu/bsi/delivery?vid=11&hid=114&sid=d9c961c0-9c60-48a2-9609-39100e35022e%40sessionmgr108 Database: Business Source Complete...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BA 324 taught by Professor Donnellan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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