Refer as needed to material in Chapters 12 and 13. Read the instructions carefully and answer all questions clearly and concisely. Include examples to highlight your comments.
1. Explain the purpose of this report by formulating a clear, concise statement of purpose. Consult pages 279 and 280 in your textbook to decide what you must tell your readers in order for them to act on your recommendation(s). This statement should answer the following questions: What? To whom? Why? (2 marks)
To justify and recommend a plan for Board members to bring in new communications technology which can enhance company communication.
2. Describe the target audience for this report. Be specific. (1 mark)
The target audience for this report are the Board members, which consists of the Chairperson, bankers, lawyers, and fund managers.
3. Describe at least two things that your readers likely already know about this topic. Be specific. (2 marks)
Video conferencing allows you to communicate more effectively and personably with business contacts around the world.
Video conferencing saves company time and money by not having to send an employee to another city/town/or country.
4. Write five different points that relate to the topic. Use complete sentences.
Using new technology gives easier access to your colleagues who could be anywhere in the world.
Using video conferencing can bring travel costs down considerably by not having to pay for flights, fuel, hotel, and other travel expenses.
Video conferencing can increase productivity by making it quick and easy to get in touch with someone that you would normally need to travel to see.
There are a variety of different video conferencing systems, which makes it easy to choose the one that works for your company’s needs and budget.
If your company wants to try and be environmentally friendly video conferencing can help cut your carbon
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