Larson, Jack Whiting. Barbara S t a r r , a n d Harold .Shirley; City T r e a s u r e r , Marilyn Prince; City Recorder, Yorke Nelson: S e c r e t a r> .. Shauna Fereuson: and visitors: v Rob Moore-Tribune, Jay Walmsley--Iron County Record,...
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Participating in an internship for the Department of State in the U.S. Embassy in
Brasilia has been very beneficial to me academically, professionally, and personally. I
participated in an organization that was...
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In an attempt to isolate and reveal variance among separate cultures, researchers have identified numerous dimensions of cultures. Hall (1976) introduced the continuum structure for understanding dimensions,...
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As people increasingly move to online use and businesses further adopt forms of
computer-mediated communication, it is imperative to understand how to attain maximum value
out of this communication. Given that much of the...
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address the potential impact that computer-mediated communication may have on client
satisfaction, confidence in the staff, and avoidance of miscommunication. By better
understanding the role that CMC, or more...
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sent my position to Orlando and every other comparable job I applied for didn't hire me. I do curse them and all that they stand for,” (Harris).
And are quick to point out the faults, mistakes and short comings of those that...
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• Communication Channels – I asked about the methods they used to initiate conversation,
which method was used the most, and which channel was preferred by clients.
• Information Sharing – Questions were created...
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Interestingly enough, however, staff members varied in how frequently they actually are
in contact with their clients as demonstrated in Table 5 (below). Twenty-five percent are in
contact more than once a month, 25% are...
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they were doing? So instead of letting the frustration of feeling like I am an unqualified
contributor to the TIP Report without even knowing what the TIP Report is, or thinking I’m just
taking up space by not being able to carry...
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Frequency Distribution of Employee’s Perception of His/Her Response Time to Clients
Question: When clients request either information or to be contacted by you, how soon do you
typically get back to...
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Frequency Distribution of Clients Preference of Communication Channel
Question: Which communication method did you prefer the most?
Response f % Cum %
In-person 3 10.4 10.4
Telephone 21 72.4 82.8
Email 4 13.8...
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The summation of results regarding communication channels suggests that telephone
communication is clearly the favorite of clients, and most often used. However, employees
equally prefer to communicate via email, which is...
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to the changing situation as they took the time necessary to recognize their constituents’ needs to rebuild their own economy, their way.
“We were literally fending for ourselves,” said Brent Warr, Gulfport’s mayor....
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As a senior at Southern Utah University in 2001, I was given the opportunity to
complete a research project for two final credit hours in preparation for graduation. I was
offered some latitude to work with my...
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Frequency Distribution of Miscommunication Resolution from Employee’s Perspective
Question: Does the miscommunication usually resolve in satisfactory way? (Question displays if
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that can benefit real leaders working in corporate America today. The information
contained in Kudzu Leadership is based on sound research conducted over decades and in
the hands of leaders can improve the working environments...
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in a team setting as well. The project includes visual elements, including video,
activities and Keynote presentation.
• Give the presentation in front of at least one professional organization before
defense of the...