Communication in business requires the understanding of different communication styles, and the ability to break down communication barriers.
In business communication, effective communication requires a sort of “office communication toolkit” – the kind of resource Business Management Daily provides.
Check your listening skills by … having your hearing tested.
Strategy: Schedule your meals to coincide with business meetings. If you follow the tax rules carefully, you can convert some nondeductible meal expenses into deductible ones.
“Let’s do lunch.” That’s something you might say to a client or business associate. Not only are you taking care of business, you’re entitled to a tax discount on the tab.
With the summer approaching, it’s time to start planning some time on the beach or at the golf course. If you’re self-employed, you may be able to turn some of that typically nondeductible vacation time into a tax-saving getaway.
When one of your employees becomes seriously ill, you face two major challenges at once: understanding the emotions of the employee and other co-workers, while making sure that the necessary work still gets done.
Robert Crandall headed engineering and manufacturing at Eastman Kodak
during the “copier wars” with Xerox back in the 1970s. He faced two
In The Republic, Plato
describes a group of prisoners who had been chained in a cave for so
long that they believed the shadows that played across its back wall
were reality. That sounds outlandish, but is it?
Sherry Turner, Chicago, wanted to apply for a newly created position in her organization that combined three jobs and offered more management duties than her existing admin job did.
Close isn’t good enough when it comes to business communication. The person reading your correspondence or memo might understand your meaning if you use almost-correct words, but you’ll lose respect from those who know the difference. Test your knowledge of these commonly confused words by selecting the right one for each sentence: 1. Our manufacturing [...]
It's clear that you can require bank tellers and phone salespeople to speak fluent English. But can you make the same demand of a construction worker or dishwasher?
In many ...