What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT one of the three functions of communication in an organization?

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1. _____-moving communication move from subordinates to superiors and usually consist of feedback or reports.

2. Last year, a chief executive officer spoke to all the company employees at an emergency meeting. With tears in his eyes, he explained he was devastated by the need for corporate downsizing. This is an example of what kind of persuasive communication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many types of communication in the workplace, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of their differences. Some terms you'll be assessed on include the types and functions of workplace communications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Function of workplace communication
  • Different types of workplace communication
  • Methods of workplace communication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related communication lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding workplace communication
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about workplace communication

Additional Learning

To learn more about communication, review the accompanying lesson What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the function of workplace communication
  • Know different types of workplace communication
  • Learn how to persuade and motivate workers