Journal Entry 1 COMM 400

1239 words 5 pages
Journal Entry No. 1

There are many elements that aid an organization in being successful, however one of the key elements is Information flow. In my Journal Entry I will be describing the levels of communication, both good and bad, that are found within Johnson Matthey, my current employer. I will discuss the three main managerial approaches within my company that I have observed, and the three potential communication barriers as well.
The intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, organizational and intercultural levels of communications are all on display amongst the coworkers of Johnson Matthey. There are multiple levels within the headquarters, located in Wayne, PA. They are all providing the same product for the Oil
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We have made complaints on many occasions with the same results “deal with it”.

Content / Development
70 Points
Points Earned
Additional Comments:
All key elements of the assignment are covered in a substantive way:
Length is 700 to 1,050 words
In a narrative style
Describes how information travels up, down, and across your organization and how it relates to the communications model.
Describes the five levels and functions to the communications hierarchy.
Describes the three most effective modes of communication in a specific organization.
Lists three potential barriers to effective communication within the specified organization.

The content is comprehensive, accurate, and /or persuasive.

The paper develops a central theme or idea, directed toward the appropriate audience.

The paper links theory to relevant examples of current experience and industry practice and uses the vocabulary of the theory correctly.

Major points are stated clearly, are supported by specific details, examples, or analysis, and are organized logically.

The introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.

The conclusion is logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points.

Readability and Style
15 Points
Points Earned


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