Communication Skills Needed in a Knowledge Economy


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Which of the following would not be considered an advanced technology?

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1. What type of economy consists of success that is determined not just by production but instead by intellectual capital and technology development?

2. Which pillar of a knowledge economy is supported by venture capitalists, think tanks and research centers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of how to use communication skills for a knowledge economy. To pass the test, you'll need to know about the different pillars supporting a knowledge economy, such as economic incentives, global villages, and innovation systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • Types of advanced technologies
  • Types of economies
  • Identifying the pillars of knowledge economies
  • Defining 'global village'

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the concept of a knowledge economy
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about economies in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as global village and economic incentive
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the pillars supporting a knowledge economy

Additional Learning

To learn more about communication skills in the modern world, review the corresponding lesson on Communication Skills for a Knowledge Economy. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the importance of advanced technologies in the current job climate
  • Learn about the four pillars supporting a knowledge economy
  • Explore the concept of a global village