Examining the impact of social media on organizational communication.”.
Focus of the Final Paper
The final research project requires you to choose a specific topic relevant to organizational communication processes,
research that topic incorporating sources (literature review), analyze the issue in a real world organization, and present
your findings. The final paper should b e 8-10 pages (excluding title and reference pages), double spaced, and formatted in
Identify an organizational communication concept that is particularly interesting to you and that you would like to learn
more about. Potential topics include: international and intercultural communication, communication competence in the
workplace, diversity and communication, leadership communication, communication and decision making,
communication in groups/teams, and communication technology in organizations.
Identify an organization with which you are familiar and apply your research on the communication concept you selected
to the organization. What did you learn about the concept by applying it to your selected organization? What did you learn
about the organization by applying the organizational communication concept? Propose a specific program, training or
course of action that you believe could potentially improve communication in the organization. Be sure your
recommendations are supported by analysis of your research. Use at least six resources, three of them from Ashford’s
online library databases.