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Author Archives: Court Bovee
What’s Disrupting Business Communication? Your Students Are Holding It in Their Hands
The great challenge of teaching a contemporary business communication course is helping students develop solid communication skills that are compatible with today’s business needs. Writing, speaking, and listening skills are as vital as ever, but those skills have to be put to use in an environment that has been disrupted by waves of game-changing technologies […]
How You Should Prepare Students for the Mobile Shift in Business Communication
With mobile devices becoming mainstream in business communication, the challenge for those of us in education is to help students adapt their writing skills to this exciting but demanding new format. The latest editions of Bovée and Thill’s business communication textbooks offer extensive coverage of mobile communication, with numerous features to help you and […]
Have You Prepared Your Business Communication Students for a Mobile Job Search?
As companies continue to adapt mobile communication throughout the enterprise, one area with immediate concern for students is the job search process. Companies know that today’s job hunters are a mobile crowd—and many companies want to make their recruiters more productive by making them mobile-enabled as well. Perhaps no other aspect of business communication […]
Can Your Students Write Professionally for Mobile Audiences?
As mobile devices go mainstream in business communication, they create new writing challenges for professionals at all levels. The need to write clear and compelling messages is as strong as ever, but now these messages need to be crafted for an increasingly mobile audience. The latest editions from Bovée and Thill are the first major […]
Business Communication: The Five Zones of Professional Etiquette
Etiquette in today’s business environment can be a confusing subject, with differing expectations and evolving norms of behavior. This video will help you make positive choices in five distinct areas: – In the workplace – Online – On the phone – In social settings – And while using mobile devices You might be asking yourself […]
Business Communication: Answering Any Interview Questions–Three Vital Steps for Success
Job interviews are a stressful experience, but if you follow three vital steps you’ll be more confident and more successful: First, before the interview, anticipate the questions you are likely to get. Second, plan your answers using the STAR method, which we’ll discuss in a moment. Third, during the interview, recognize what kind of […]
Business Communication Ethics: How to Make Good Choices When Your Choices Aren’t Clear
Every business communicator encounters situations that require ethical decision making. How can you be sure that you are making the right choice whenever you face one of these challenges? By following this four-step approach, you can be more confident that you are making the best possible choices, even in the most difficult circumstances. First, […]
Business Communication: Do Your Visuals Tell the Truth?
This video is appropriate if you teach visuaolization in business communication. Visual media have become a central element in business communication, and all business professionals have a responsibility to apply ethical decision making to the visuals they create, whether it’s a simple bar graph, a photo, a technical diagram, or the design of a web […]