Written Assignment and Roundtable
This assignment is to be completed independently and will comprise 20% of your final grade for this class. Assignments are due in class on the date you selected. No late assignments will be accepted without a medical note.
Part 1: Discussion Paper
1. Locate and read a current events news article (newspaper, magazine, e-journal) that discusses some aspect of Business Communication (e.g. Electronic communication, challenges with communication, etc.,).
2. Source should be professional (e.g., Harvard Business Review, Forbes, The Economist, The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, etc.,)
3. Summarize the article and discuss how the concepts in the article fit into your understanding of business communication and/or professionalism.
4. Connect the ideas to material from class and/or your textbook.
5. Your conclusion should summarize your key points.
Your paper should be approximately 2 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt. font with one inch margins. Detailed references must be provided for your articles and/or a copy of your articles.