Ch 14: Organizational Communication in Business: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Organizational Communication in Business chapter of this Organizational Behavior Help and Review course is the simplest way to understand organizational communication in business. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of organizational communication in business.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering organizational behavior material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn organizational behavior. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the communication process or organizational communication in business
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about organizational communication in business
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the organizational communication in business chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the organizational communication in business chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any organizational communication question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an organizational communication unit of a standard organizational behavior course. Topics covered include:

  • The communication process
  • The main functions of communication
  • Types of communication
  • The role of organizational communication
  • Computer-mediated communication

11 Lessons in Chapter 14: Organizational Communication in Business: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Communication Process

1. The Communication Process

This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.

What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples

2. What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples

The functions of communication in an organization are to inform, persuade, and motivate. Employees need to have effective organizational communication in order to achieve excellent job performance.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

3. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.

Organizational Communication

4. Organizational Communication

If you've ever had a job, you likely understand that there are different ways to communicate with colleagues and employers. This lesson describes the role of organizational communication in the workplace while defining terms such as downward, upward, horizontal and informal communication.

Formal Communication Networks vs. the Grapevine: Definition & Contrast

5. Formal Communication Networks vs. the Grapevine: Definition & Contrast

Formal communication networks consist of centralized and decentralized channels, while the grapevine is an informal network. In this lesson, you'll learn how most organizational communication happens using an informal network due to friends, usage and efficiency.

Computer-Mediated Communication in Organizations: Definition, Types & Advantages

6. Computer-Mediated Communication in Organizations: Definition, Types & Advantages

Computer-mediated communication in organizations has both disadvantages and advantages in employee productivity. Technology can aid in the quality and speed of communication, but it can also create new problems with business etiquette issues.

Cross-Cultural Communication: Definition, Strategies & Examples

7. Cross-Cultural Communication: Definition, Strategies & Examples

Cross-cultural communication is imperative for companies that have a diverse workforce and participate in the global economy. It is important for employees to understand the factors that are part of an effective, diverse workforce.

Workplace Communication: Importance, Strategies & Examples

8. Workplace Communication: Importance, Strategies & Examples

Workplace communication is very important to companies because it allows companies to be productive and operate effectively. Employees can experience an increase in morale, productivity and commitment if they are able to communicate up and down the communication chain in an organization.

Barriers to Effective Communication: Definition & Examples

9. Barriers to Effective Communication: Definition & Examples

Companies need to be aware of potential barriers to communication. In general, physical separation and differences in status differences, gender, culture and language can potentially either block or distort effective communication.

Internal Communication in an Organization: Definition, Strategies & Examples

10. Internal Communication in an Organization: Definition, Strategies & Examples

Communication is essential for organizational success. In this lesson, you'll learn about internal communication and strategies used for effective internal communication.

What Is Two-Way Communication? - Definition, Systems & Examples

11. What Is Two-Way Communication? - Definition, Systems & Examples

When you send information to another person, either face-to-face or through some other means, how do you know that your message was received and understood? Let's take a look at two-way communication and how it is used in the business world.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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