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BGMT 208 - Business Communication: Home


Business Communication is an academic discipline that helps students develop and refine their communication skills to help their organizations communicate effectively and efficiently. The goal of Business Communication courses is to help the student master essential communication principles and gain expertise in both written and oral communication. The course covers many elements of business communications, including listening, feedback, interviewing, leadership, problem solving communication, and verbal and nonverbal messages. The major focus areas of Business Communication include the basics of business communication, the process of communication, communicating within groups, and communicating through effective presentations.

This research guide presents recommended resources for BGMT 208: Business Communication. 

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Recommended Journals

Below is a short list of journals that cover the area of business management. If there is an article you are interested in that is not freely available through UDC library resources, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan. If you have questions on how to do this, contact a librarian.


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Related Research Guides

The following UDC Library research guides are related to business management and may provide additional useful information.

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Browse the Stacks

If you want to browse the stacks for books related to business communications, you can find titles related to this topic in the call number sections below. If you need assistance finding a topic or a specific title, just ask a reference librarian for help.

HD 58.7-58.95 - Organizational Behavior, Change and Effectiveness, Corporate Culture

HF 5717-5734.7 - Business Communication

PE 1479 - Business Writing


When you search for articles, books, and other information, you need to use keywords. Below is a list of some keywords or categories of keywords that could be used in the library databases. You can use them on their own, or mix and match them to narrow your results.

  • Business Communication
  • Business Etiquette
  • Business Writing
  • Commercial Correspondence
  • Communication in Management
  • English Language -- Business English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Intercultural Communication