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Communication in Business: Notice Boards

By | January 20th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Leadership: Communication in Business: Notice Boards

  • Is a surface intended for the posting of public messages
  • For example upcoming meetings, events, provide information, announce a sale etc
  • They are also known as bulletin boards, notice boards or pin boards or simply […]

Communication in Business: Emails

By | January 20th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Leadership:Communication in Business: Emails

  • Refers to electronic messages send from one computer/smart device to another
  • It takes place on the internet
  • Both the user and the sender have an address in the form of [email protected]
  • The sender can send messages to […]

Communication in business: Face to face

By | January 20th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Leadership:One to one (interpersonal communication)

  • It is the exchange of information and ideas between two people
  • It involves face to face communication, verbal/spoken communication and non-verbal communication in form of gestures
  • It is the most frequently used form of communication when […]

Communication in business: Open meeting

By | January 20th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Communication: Open meeting

  • Is a formal or informal gathering of individuals that deliberately come together to deliberate on certain issues of importance to the organisation and its members
  • Formal meetings are planned,  officially recognised by the organisation and have a agenda […]

Ways of communicating in business

By | January 18th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Leadership:Ways of communicating in business

  • There are multiple ways of communication within businesses
  • Sometimes the word methods of communication is used to refer to ways of communication
  • Each way has it’s own advantages […]

The Grape Vine: Informal vs Formal Communication

By | January 18th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes:The Grape Vine: Informal vs Formal Communication

  • Communication can also be classified as either informal or formal
  • Formal communication is official, arranged and approved of by the relevant authorities in the organisation
  • […]

Upward, Downward, Horizontal Communication

By | January 18th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Leadership: Upward, Downward, Horizontal Communication

  • When it comes to direction communication can be classified as horizontal, downward or upward
  • Downward communication follows the chain of command from the topmost levels to the subordinates
  • This can be used […]

The communication process

By | January 18th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Leadership: The communication process

  • Communication is the exchange of information, ideas, opinions and feelings
  • The process of communication and it’s stages can be shown on a diagram known as the communication model

The Communication Model

  • The communication process involves encoding of information by the […]

Visual Communication

By | January 18th, 2017|Notes, O Level Business Studies Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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ZIMSEC O Level Business Studies Notes: Visual Communication

  • is the expression of information and ideas using visual aids or aids
  • it includes body language and gestures
  • it may also include the use of  photographs, charts, graphs, and diagrams to enforce or demonstrate ideas or data.
  • The use […]

Our plans and hopes for 2016

By | January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Almost two years ago we embarked on a journey to create an online resource center for those who are studying toward ZIMSEC examinations.We felt then, as we still do now to some extent, that the current sources available then were either lacking or not made with the Zimbabwean student in mind.

We live in an exciting world of apps, broadband and […]