Assignment: 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.
http://www.thecampuscommon.com/library/ezproxy/ticketdemocs.asp?sch=auo&turl=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=5949866&site=ehost-live

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. Plagiarism Free, Turned in on time, Running heads included, Paragraphs indented, Pages numbered, Cover page included, reference page included, All assignment details, qualifications, grading & Maximum Points criteria followed,

Please work on your APA formatting of citations. I have provided the APA resource cite for you. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Apply APA standards to citation of sources.   Please work on using literature within the span of the last 5 years.

By Tuesday March 20, 2018, deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area.

Assignment Grading Criteria & Maximum Points:

Identified two examples of business communication and rephrased them to increase their communication efficacy.  40pts.

Explained the principles used to analyze and rephrase each passage, and described how the rephrasing has enhanced communication.  40pts.

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.  20pts.

Total:  100pts.

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