Week 2 – Discussion 1 BUS340: Business Communications (CUG2018B) ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
|Successful Business Communication [WLO: 1] [CLO: 1]|
After reading Business Etiquette throughout the Organization, explain, through your own experience, why it is important to use the communication practices the author has described. In your response, address the following:
- Describe which of the top 10 “dos and don’ts” is most challenging for you.
- Explain why it would be important for you to improve any areas that you deem challenging, based on importance of effective business communications.
- Describe the benefits, including a minimum of one scholarly and/or credible source to support your response.
Review several of your peers’ posts, responding to at least three of them by Day 7. Respond substantively to at least three classmates throughout the week, suggesting aspects that they may have overlooked. You are encouraged to post your required replies earlier in the week to promote more meaningful and interactive discourse in this discussion forum. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 11:59 p.m. on Day 7 and respond robustly to anyone who replies to your initial post.