TECHNIQUES IN COMMUNICATION

PERSUADING SPEECH Purpose of speech to persuade is to change. Create or reinforce attitudes or behavior. Persuasion is the process of changing listener’s beliefs or moving a listener to action. Persuasion is a form of influence; it’s the process or Read More …

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SOURCES OF INFORMATION

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION. The library of congress classification system was first developed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to organize and arrange the book collections of the library of congress. The system was adopted for use Read More …

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NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION

INTRODUCTION All communication is affected the non-verbal communication that accompanies it. Over the telephone the tone of voice conveys nuances of meaning. Face to face expressions, gestures and posture play an important part. We use demonstrations and models to Read More …

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CHARTS

BAR CHARTS These are some of the most popular ways of presenting statistics A bar chart consists of strips of different lengths each representing a numerical figure. The longer the bar the larger the figure it denotes How to construct Read More …

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Need for Middleware

FUNDAMENTALS OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS Motivation: Too many networked applications were hard or difficult to integrate: _ Departments are running different NOSs _ Integration and interoperability only at level of primitive NOS services _ Need for federated information systems: – Combining Read More …

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READING

Many readers waste a lot of time for 2 reasons. They read everything at the same speed, often at a slow pace. They do not understand or retain what they have read A good reader adjusts his/her speed according to Read More …

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SUMMARY WRITING

Summary is also referred to as precise or abstract. It means a prose passage or composition from which all unnecessary and unrelated ideas and words have been removed. Word precise is a French term that means exact or just. A Read More …

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Sections of a Report

1. The title The title should be concise but comprehensive. The situation stated briefly together with name of company and date of the event. E.g. Report on staffing levels in the general office, William engineering on Friday 15th December 2006. Read More …

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Types of business reports

1. Based on legal formulations reports are of two kinds Formal Reports They are prepared in prescribed form and presented accordingly to an established procedure to prescribed authority. Informal Reports Usually inform of person to person communication and usually submitted Read More …

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FUNDAMENTALS OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS-2

FUNDAMENTALS OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS Access Transparency Enables local and remote information objects to be accessed using identical operations. • Example: File system operations in NFS. • Example: Navigation in the Web. • Example: SQL Queries Location Transparency Enables information objects Read More …

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