Use of Information Resources
This assignment allows you to demonstrate mastery of the course outcomes :
Apply communication theories to organizational communication challenges
Analyze and assess the communication dynamics of an organization through the completion of a communication audit
Consultation – The ability to provide guidance to organizational stakeholders.
What are the communication challenges organizations face today? Once they are identified, how does an organization overcome these challenges and improve their communication flow? A communication audit is a method of research that reveals how your stakeholders view your organizations communication methods and effectiveness. For this assignment, we will provide you with a checklist (below) that you will use to analyze the communication in your organization and see where improvement can be made.
You will select one critical communication challenge in your organization, conduct research and develop suggestions for addressing that specific communication challenge. Lastly, you will present the suggestions for improvement in a presentation.
Your report should be professional and creative. You must have a minimum of 3 reliable sources in your citations. Use APA format for the in-text citations you use to support your arguments. Don’t forget to check your spelling! As a friendly reminder, all words must be yours and your own typing. You may not copy text directly from a source.
You may use presentation software of your choice. Examples include (but are not limited to):
Powerpoint with audio recording
Google Docs- presentation
PLEASE NOTE: Your presentation software should not incur any costs. You are responsible for understanding how to use the software. You will need to submit your work in a format that can be easily opened by your colleagues and the instructor. You need to include the results of your survey.
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