What Is Business Communication?

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What is business communication? To put it in simple forms communication is the mutual exchange of understanding, originating with the recipient. Communication needs to be effective in business, because communication is essence of management and is the basic functions of management which is Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing and Controlling. These tasks are key essentials with the job and cannot be performed well without effective communication. Business Communication is determined, the rules, regulations and policies of a company have to be communicated to people in and outside the world and is regulated by certain rules and norms. In earlier times, business communication was defined to paper-work, telephone calls etc. But now with the use of new technology, we have cell phones, video conferencing, and email communication to support this job better. This good effectiveness in business communication helps extend this job. Special skills that are needed in this profession is computer expertise in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel which is usually a necessary skill. Other skills include good listening skills to listen openly to what others have to say. A person with this profession can enter a job mostly with journalism and media, other careers include human resources, marketing, public relations, education and law. As for education with this job, it requires a Bachelor 's degree and two to three years of experience, if you wish for a higher positon then a Bachelor 's degree with a master 's degree is recommended. Most graduates also work on Computer expertise in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Thought the years students will gain the right skills in written, oral, and digital... ... middle of paper ... ...s up many fields which include, jobs in the media, law and human resources. Another positive is that eventually with this profession you can land a position as the company’s CEO. This person already has the skills and has managed and directed staff they can lead the company to new heights. The negative about this job is communicating with can lead to arguments, also not being able to manage or having the wrong skills can lead a company downhill, which will end up in a negative result. What excites me more about this job is being able to work with other and interact, this job is perfect for me because it’s a fast pace job and is not a job where you be sitting around all day. Also the thought of eventually being the CEO of a company, with my hard work and dedication I know that one day all my work will be paid off when I will be able to lead a company to new heights.
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