Communication Channels in an Organization: Types, Definition & Examples


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What is a channel of communication?

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1. Which of the following is the most indirect communication channel?

2. Which one of the following is not an advantage of the written communication channel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of communication channels in an organization. You will be quizzed on different types of communication channels, including their uses and advantages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • The definition of channel of communication
  • The most indirect communication channel
  • Advantages of written communication channels
  • What's likely the oldest communication channel
  • An example of using all communication channels at once

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about business communication in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding communication channels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of communication channels

Additional Learning

To learn more about business communication, review the corresponding lesson on Communication Channels in an Organization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define communication channel
  • Differentiate between different types of communication channels
  • Understand the advantages of different communication channels