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Science and Engineering Ethics

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 1605–1607 | Cite as

Balancing for an Effective Communication in Organizations

  • Islam A. S. M. Touhidul
  • Shahryar SorooshianEmail author
Letter

Abstract

Communication is an essential part of all activities of organizations. However, it is affected by technology. Today, email and social media are popular methods of communication in organizations. Each of the listed methods has advantages and disadvantages which will be discussed in this letter which tries to drive the attention of organizations to the need for a standard and balanced approach toward communication.

Keywords

Email Social media Communication 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Islam A. S. M. Touhidul
    • 1
  • Shahryar Sorooshian
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Industrial ManagementUniversiti Malaysia PahangPahangMalaysia

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