Com 3150 Essay

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Business Communication Essentials, 6e (Bovee/Thill)
Chapter 1 Understanding Business Communication in Today's Workplace

1) Which of the following is true about the importance of effective communication to your career and to the companies where you will work?
A) Communication is important for most jobs, except technical jobs such as engineering or finance.
B) The higher you rise in your organization, the more time you spend using the technical skills of your profession, and the less time you spend communicating.
C) Good communicators are generally more difficult to find than good accountants, good engineers, or good attorneys.
D) Good communication has not been linked to financial advantages for companies.
E) Communication is
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The higher you rise in an organization, the less time you will spend using the technical skills of your particular profession and the more time you will spend communicating. Top executives spend most of their time communicating, and businesspeople who can't communicate well don't stand much chance of reaching the top.
Classification: Conceptual
AACSB: Communication Abilities
LO: 1
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Outcome: Describe best practices in team and interpersonal communication

3) Which of the following is true about the importance of effective communication to your career and to the companies where you will work?
A) Communication is important for most jobs, except technical jobs such as engineering or finance.
B) The higher you rise in your organization, the more time you spend using the technical skills of your profession, and the less time you spend communicating.
C) Good communicators are generally much easier to find than good accountants, good engineers, or good attorneys.
D) Companies that communicate well significantly outperform those that communicate poorly.
E) Communication is important for most jobs, unless you are an entrepreneur.
Answer: D
Explanation: D) Good communication has clear financial advantages. Companies that communicate well significantly outperform those that communicate poorly.
Classification: Conceptual
AACSB: Communication Abilities
LO: 1

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