WA1 Communication Barriers & Inhibitors – Submit Files
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WA1 ASSIGNMENT: Write a compact business report on specific communication inhibitors that you face right now in your real-world workplace, group, or community. This assignment consists of these parts:
(1) In one or two paragraphs, describe your overall specific workplace, group, or community and explain the types of daily communications that occur there (letters, memos, reports, e-mail messages, presentations, meetings, etc.).
(2) Add a bullet list that pinpoints 5-10 real-world barriers/inhibitors in your workplace, group, or community which currently interfere with good, clear, effective communications.
(3) Complete a table with three columns (for the format, see WA1 PDF under Content > Assignment HELP > PDF’s for Assignments > WA1 PDF), which states: (a) Communication Example (direct quote or paraphrase); (b) Kind of barrier/inhibitor happening in the example; and, (c) Justification of your selection of the inhibitor(s).
(4) Rank your organization’s overall communication effectiveness, using a scale of 1 to 100. In a final short paragraph, explain and justify the score you awarded.
FORMAT: The WA1 paper should be single-spaced with indented paragraphs using regular 12-point Times New Roman font. See the chart in the WA1 PDF under Content > Assignment Help > PDF’s for Assignments.
LENGTH: About two to two-and-a-half pages (1,000 to 1,500 words).
VALUE: 10% of final course grade.
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