Name: Malashree Hanumnathappa Makari
Management in Marketing
How might understanding the steps in the
communication process help managers and professionals do a better job?
Ans: Communication is the process of exchanging
information by different ways.
There involve steps in the communication process
and in two-way communication has four major steps:
1.Encoding the message
3.Decoding the message
These above four steps play a major role which helps the managers
and professional to do a better job and there are few noise or interruption
which could block the message. This has to be known by the managers and
professionals such as to motivate them, information sharing, encourage team
work. For all of these good communications are very much essential. Correlation
and effective communication and engagement from employees results in higher
benefits. Effective communication provides a clear understanding of what is
demanded from them, with the knowledge of what to do and what to expect.
To what extent are you concerned that your talents will go
unnoticed if you are a strong team player?
Ans: When the talent and skills of the individual is
noticed, he/she becomes a strong team player but certainly the reward goes to
the team and not to the individual for the achievement. A team player should
have the quality of adapting and to be flexible in any form of situations and
trustworthy. Communication skill is important for an individual, this builds
the confidence in the team. Team player should welcome and be open the ideas
and views given by the team members.
Give an example of a tough question that a
manager might ask a team.
Ans: If the members of the team failed to complete
the assigned task in the given time period, below are the commonly asked
question by the manager to the team:
Reason for not
completing the task on given period of time.
Was there a
fault of management?
Was the time
Is there less
resource to complete the task?
Can the task
be completed by EOD if extra resource is provided?
How much time
is still required to complete the project?
In what way is participating on
a sports team, musical band, or orchestra good preparation for being a member
of a work group on the job.
Ans: Job is just not about completing the work however
it’s also about the involvement in the activities conducted at work place. It
is to keep the work environment more alive and united and keep the mental
Participating on a sports team,
musical band or orchestra are good to create an engaging and positive learning
Leadership can be noticed by these activities,
there are other qualities which can be evaluated by the engagement or
involvement in the extra activities.
Some managers send text messages instead of
telephoning or sending e-mails to employees and potential job candidates
because they think this is how younger workers prefer to communicate.
What do you see as the advantages and disadvantages of using text messages to
communicate in the workplace?
Ans: Text messages have their advantages and
disadvantages at times. One of the advantages of text messaging is that you can
customize quick notes automatically to send to someone without having to type
question or sentence each time. Managers of some small business save costs by
eliminating most of the landline telephone sand require that employees use
their personal call phones to make most business calls. At this point employees
may hesitate to do calls at their costs and relate onto a less work effort by an
Disadvantage occurs when the text messages are
not delivered on time due to network problems or so. Also you can’t share
important things via text messages. Modern day equipment for texting like
“WhatsApp” requires a proper working internet and smart-phone too. So
there is a chance of hacking if important thing or matter has been shared.
is experience working on a cross-functional team particularly valuable for
a person who aspires to a career in management?
How would employees sending messages to each
other on Twitter and Facebook during work hours improve organizational