This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

An Analysisi Of Business

1069 words - 5 pages

Analysis of business-related messages
Donna Smith
COMM/470
April 27, 2014
Elizabeth Kachmor

Analysis of business-related messages
In business today most communication is relayed through electronic means. This is done using e-mail, texting or video chats. There are advantages and disadvantages to using virtual communication, examples of the advantages are increased productivity, ability to work at home, or in the field, and less time in the office. There is also the advantage of being able to connect to staff or clients without having to access the information in the office. Some of the disadvantages are being available twenty four hours a day, and loss of personal communication. ...view middle of the document...

These messages are sent from our regional supervisor. These communications are very important, because he is notifying over sixty stores what he needs from us. Having clear direction is essential for us to staff our store, and make money for our owners. When he sends these emails we are given a certain percentage to use based on the previous year’s sales. We are notified whether to add more staff, or to decrease our staff on our next schedule. Our area supervisor will relay this information via e-mail. This is the most recent one sent, “Store managers, based on last year’s sales we are as a whole up 3% so plan your labor accordingly. Do not forget, that we had a large groupon sale on Thursday, so do not use those numbers for that day. Please respond if you are not sure of your numbers”. Using the communications module, our area supervisor is the sender of the message because he initiated the communication. He will determine the intent of the message, and if any response is needed. The store managers are the receivers of the message and the purpose of the message is to let us know what labor to use to make our next week’s schedule. The message is an action-oriented message, because it is requiring the managers to do something, which is to use the information to complete our next week’s schedule. The internet is the environment of this message and the technology being used is e-mail. The noise in the message is the reference to the groupon sale from the previous year. Without knowing how much that sale was for the previous year, we have no idea how much labor would be required for that day this year. The feedback message was, as follows. “Cliff, would you please relay the amount from last year’s groupon sell. That way I can give you an accurate labor amount for that day this year, by reducing my labor that amount. “The second e-mail I selected was from another manager. The e-mail message is as follows “Donna, can I please borrow some white icing? I do not have enough to get through the upcoming...

Other Papers Like An Analysisi Of Business

How Does An Understanding Of Local Culture Give Managers An Advantage In Working In Business Competition?

422 words - 2 pages How does an understanding of local culture give managers an advantage in working in business competition? In order for a business to be competitive in a foreign country, it is important that the managers have an understanding of the national and local culture of the country. This must include the religious practices and laws governing the people. And since business involves people, and is regulated by people, it is important to understand

An Analysis of the Business Environment of Three (3) Caribbean Islands

1842 words - 8 pages AN ANALYSIS OF THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT OF THREE (3) CARIBBEAN ISLANDS There are probably more small countries in the Caribbean than anywhere else in the world, with some countries smaller in total size than a large US city, and with as few as 20,000 inhabitants (Ferguson, 2007). The area commonly known as the "Caribbean" is located between the continents of North and South America, and east of Mexico

Business Model and Strategic Plan Part I: Conceptualizing a New Product or Service Division of an Existing Business

1020 words - 5 pages Business Model and Strategic Plan Part I: The Shooting Gallery Wayne Niswander BUS/475 September 4, 2014 Shannon Mathis-Roberts Business Model and Strategic Plan Part I: The Shooting Gallery Within the city limits of Temecula and Murrieta California, there are six businesses that sell firearms and ammunition. However, there are very few locations nearby for people to go and shoot. For this project, the writer will discuss a business

Business Model and Strategic Plan Part I: Conceptualizing a New Product or Service Division of an Existing Business

1850 words - 8 pages industry. When it comes to a company seeking innovation there are some concerns. Business executives indicate the three biggest challenges to innovation as, 1) moving quickly from idea to sales, 2) leveraging suppliers for new ideas, and 3) balancing risks, time frames, and returns (Pearce, p. 399, 2014). The Disney Company has the advantage of leverage. The Company has huge cash flow, generating $50 billion in 2014 in revenue, with an astounding

Development of an E-Commerce Website for a Brick and Mortar Business

3946 words - 16 pages areas at significant cost, each with a finite geographic impact; or (2) Implement an e-commerce solution with a significant upfront investment that minimizes the building of brick and mortar stores, yet globalizes the stores reach. Troy’s present-day website is used primarily to help promote the business and advertise product lines and promotions. There is currently no viable method for conducting business over the internet with either

To What Extent Is It True That the Amount of Profits Earned by a Business, in an Economic Downturn, Depend Upon the Industry in Which It Operates?

1389 words - 6 pages about a week after that there was figures posted on 30th July in the same year to show that Nokia had a major decline in shipments of 15% and also Sony Ericson had a major fall of just over 40%! This contradicts me as even though they are in the same market there is still a different change during an economic downturn, this may mean that even if two businesses operate in the same market it depends upon how the business acts to the change in the

In Business, A Mission Statement Defines What An Organization Is, Why It Exists And The Reason For Being. What Are The Benefits Of Having A Highly Defined Mission Statement? Explain Why It Is...

1843 words - 8 pages In business, a mission statement defines what an organization is, why it exists and the reason for being. What are the benefits of having a highly defined mission statement? Explain why it is important for a company to define its values explicitly. Mission statements, a formal summary of the vision, objectives and values of a company, have become increasingly popular around the world. With the correct formulation and implementation, a mission

Christianity In Uncle Tom's Cabin

4550 words - 19 pages who died when Harriet was four years old; her brother, Henry Ward Beecher, was the best known pulpit orator of his times. In 1836, she was married to Calvin Stowe, a Biblical scholar. In a word, Harriet Beecher Stowe was bred, and lived all her life at the atmosphere of Christianity that inevitably influenced her masterpiece Uncle Tom's Cabin.It's commonly agreed that Uncle Tom's Cabin is an anti-slavery novel. In fact, it is for the cause of

Employee

9487 words - 38 pages espousing social causes, • Running 42 Schools and 18 Hospitals Transcending the conventional barriers of business to send out a message that “We Care”. GROUP VALUES. [pic] GRASIM CEMENT DIVISION: India’s third largest cement manufacture with an aggregate cement capacity of 13.83 MTPA spread over its units across India. Grasim cement units are at Jawad

Social Business

700 words - 3 pages Building Social Business: An Alternative Mode of Ensuring ESC Rights. Chapter one: 1.1 .Introduction 1.2 Background of study 1.3 Concept of social Business 1.4 Concept of ESC Rights 1.5 Rational and significance of the study 1.6 Objective of this research 1.7 Hypothesis 1.8 Reasons for selecting topic 1.9 Research Methodology Chapter two: historical background: 2.1

Significant of Involvement of Students to School Fraternity

670 words - 3 pages INTRODUCTION Business is an organization involved in the trade of goods, services, or both to consumers. Business is prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods and services to consumers for profit. An organization or enterprising entity engaged in commercial, industrial or professional activities. A business can be a for-profit entity, such as a publicly-traded corporation, or a non

Related Essays

Strategic Business Objectives Of An Information System

2929 words - 12 pages Management information Systems | United Business Institutes BA2 | Essay Question 1 | Word Count 2845 | Erdem Emanuel 11378 | 3/20/2015 | Question 1: Write an essay outlining the strategic business objectives of an Information System (IS). Include a description of its management, organization and its technology components. Make use of diagrams where appropriate. | Contents Abstract 1 Introduction 1 Strategic Business

Apple Inc. An Analysis Of Business Strategy

1242 words - 5 pages Running Header: APPLE INC. IN 2010 Apple Inc. in 2010 An Analysis of Business Strategy American Military University BUS620 16 February 2014 Running Header: APPLE INC. IN 2010 Abstract 2 Apple Incorporated is an industry leader and this piece will serve to address questions pertaining to Apple’s competition in the Personal Computer (PC), MP3, and smart phone market and how its strategy has evolved along with the evolution of the

Conceptualizing A New Product Of An Existing Business

1654 words - 7 pages Conceptualizing a New Product of an Existing Business Sharon Poole BUS/475 June 23, 2015 Tom Vincent Conceptualizing a New Product of an Existing Business Introduction The Harsco Corporation is a company that believes that the future of any company rest in it capability to innovate. The Harsco Corporation has been around for more than 160 years providing its clients with products and services that have helped them keep up with the

Feasibility Of An Orginal Business Idea (Bus 604)

2823 words - 12 pages Business Idea BUS 604 New Business Venture Management Business Idea Before the inception of any business venture an idea is born, an idea that is merely the dreams of a individual(s) who seeks to provide a new product, service, or make an existing product better. Despite the reasoning for the idea and the desire to produce and distribute a product to