Why Good Communication Is Good Business
Why is communication important to business? Research spanning several decades has consistently ranked communication skills as crucial for managers. Typically, managers spend 75 to 80 percent of their time engaged in some form of written or oral communication. Although often termed a "soft" skill, communication in a business organization provides the critical link between core functions. Let s examine three reasons why good communication is important:
The importance of dialogue serving intercultural on freedom of expression
By Mr Bendik Rugaas, Director General, Directorate General IV: Education, Culture and Heritage,Youth and Sport, Council of Europe
Tips for Communication
- Whether writing or speaking, consider your objectives. What do you want your listeners or readers to remember or do? To achieve an objective, you need to be able to articulate it.
Culture and Communication
Understanding intercultural communication as a discipline starts with the question of the definitions of culture and communication.
There seem to be endless definitions of culture and, consequently, in the spirit of Occams razor, I will divide the definitions of culture into three areas, the last of which will be the working definition for this paper.