Assignment 3: Communication Efficacy
Being able to communicate effectively with employees and other stakeholders is an important skill for a leader or manager. Getting your point across is essential.
Using the Argosy University online library resources, locate and read the following article:
- Rodman, L. (2001). You-attitude: A linguistic perspective. Business Communication Quarterly, 64(4), 9–25.
Complete the following:
- Use the Internet to locate two passages that are examples of business communication. Analyze and evaluate the passages.
- Use the principles discussed in the article You-Attitude: A Linguistic Perspective, to rephrase the passages in a manner that increases communication efficacy.
- List the principles you used in each passage and explain how and why they have enhanced communication.
Write a paper and include the selected passages, the rephrased passages, and a double-spaced one-page list of the communication principles used for each passage along with the rationale behind their usage.
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M1_A3.doc. For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M1_A3.doc.
By Wednesday, December 2, 2015, deliver your assignment to the M1: Assignment 3 Dropbox.
|Assignment 3 Grading Criteria|
|Identified two examples of business communication and rephrased them to increase their communication efficacy.|
|Explained the principles used to analyze and rephrase each passage, and described how the rephrasing has enhanced communication.|
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.|