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Business Topics


Essential elements of good communication are:

  • Having something to say
  • Researching to make sure what you say is valid
  • Review your work
  • Evaluate your research and evidence 
  • Presenting your conclusions or recommendations in the appropriate format for your audience

Clear communication uses shared language:

Prove your expertise and understanding with evidence.  Research to find evidence to support or dismiss your ideas. Use:

  • FiNDit to find books and journal articles
  • Google Scholar for peer reviewed journals from open source databases which are not included in FiNDit.
  • Topic tabs on the left of this page link you to specialists databases for each topic.

Understanding Business Communications

These reference resources will help you understand topics and terms. Recommended for starting out and getting familiar with new concepts in business communication.