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CMST 250 Organizational Communication • 5 Cr.

Class title change starting Summer 2017

Communication in a Diverse Workplace 5 Cr.

Description:

Applies communication concepts and theory to an organizational setting. Covers interpersonal communication in a culturally diverse workplace, teamwork and meeting effectiveness, electronic communication, conflict management, managerial effectiveness and organizational culture. Recommended: Placement in ENGL& 101, or higher.

Description starting Summer 2017

Applies communication concepts and theory to the culturally diverse workplace. Covers interpersonal communication, teamwork and meeting effectiveness, electronic communication, conflict management, managerial effectiveness and organizational culture. Recommended: Placement in ENGL& 101, or higher.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • After completing this class, students should be able to:
  • • Identify their own cultural identity and discuss its influence on workplace expectations and interactions
  • • Identify the types of language which would be culturally appropriate for a given workplace.
  • • Describe cultural differences and similarities in nonverbal norms and expectations for workplace behavior
  • • Describe how communication networks, organization structure, organizational culture, and power dynamics influence interaction.
  • • Describe culturally appropriate listening approaches in a given situation to promote understanding, accomplish your goals, and enhance your relationship with others.
  • • Apply leadership theory and concepts to improve managerial effectiveness.
  • • Describe different approaches for negotiating solutions in work-related conflicts.
  • • Identify the types of group roles, norms, and decision-making required to transform a diverse group of people into an effective team.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000