|[pic] |Course Syllabus |
| |School of Business |
| |XBCOM/275 Version 3 |
| |Business Communications and Critical Thinking |
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This course introduces students to the foundations of communication in a business setting. Students will develop skills in critical thinking and decision making through the forms of written communication, including memos, e-mails, business letters, and reports. Other topics include communication ethics and cross-cultural communications, personal communication styles, solving organizational problems, and the evaluation of an organization’s strategic direction.
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Moore, B. N., & Parker, R. (2012). Critical thinking (10th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Quintanilla, K., & Wahl, S. (2014). Business and professional communication: Keys...