Workplace Communication

In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?

We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.

Kemmons Wilson, 86, still goes to his Memphis office every day. The founder of Holiday Inn now buys lodging properties and oversees his own hotels, time-shares and other businesses.
All the more reason to turn on the afterburners and prove your worth.

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by on July 1, 1999 11:00pm
in Workplace Communication

You already know that when a bigwig asks a question you can’t answer, the best reply is, “I don’t know. I’ll find out.” Don’t stop there.
During a long day of job interviews, you may meet with five different interviewers.
When asked to give your opinion about a boss or co-worker, pretend you’re speaking into a microphone.
Even as more companies abandon a rigid chain-of-command, employees still crave order.
If you realize you’ve hurt a colleague’s feelings, don’t fret about it.
You work so hard that you barely stop to stretch, much less eat. You put in long hours because you’re determined to succeed. You’re a hero, right?
Hiring managers are using structured role-playing more than ever.
When you’re managing a project team, it’s important that everyone know what’s going on—and when.