ERIC Number: ED461136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
The Value of Selected Communication Competencies as Perceived by College of Business Deans and Human Resource Managers.
English, Donald; Walker, Janet; Manton, Edgar
The purpose of this study was to obtain information from deans of American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business accredited colleges of business and from human resource managers from the 200 largest companies in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. A questionnaire containing 49 selected business communication competencies was developed and mailed to these two groups. Usable questionnaires were received from 103 deans and 52 human resources directors. The deans perceived "punctuates written communication effectively" and "uses personal integrity in all communication" as most essential. Human resource managers perceived "uses personal integrity in all communication," and "maintains appropriate confidentiality" as most essential. Contains a table of data. (Author/RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Association for Business Communication West Regional Conference (Portland, OR, April 16-18, 1998).