Communication Audit Name Institution Date Communication Audit A communication audit comprises of strategies and procedures that aim to assess the essential communication processes of an organization in a systematic way. Communications audits are fundamental for every organization since they provide critical information concerning the status of an organization in regards to communication capacity. A functional and working communication performance plays a key role in the success of an organization and through it people can realize love and work in harmony as prescribed by Paul in 1Corinthians 13 (Keener 2011). Trough a communications audit an organization can be able to find out the organizational process that requires revision and complementation. The purpose of this audit is to look at the internal communication of the leadership and staff of Express Financial Solutions. By conducting a survey the audit would enable the auditor to realize the employees' perception of the organization's performance. About Express a higher chance that employees would not provide meaningful feedback in the future (Lenz & Hahn 2015). An upward feedback process can be taken as a 360-degree feedback process to ensure complete implementation where the issues expressed would be taken into great consideration. ReferencesTop of Form George D. & Konstantinos A. (2015). Factors associated with internal audit effectiveness: Evidence from Greece. Journal of Accounting and Taxation 7(7) 113. Hargie O. Tourish D. & Dawsonera. (2009). Auditing organizational communication: A handbook of research theory and practice. London: Routledge. Keener C. (2011). 1 Corinthians 13 | Bible Background. Craigkeener.com. Retrieved 19 March 2018 from http://www.craigkeener.com/tag/1-corinthians-13/ Lenz R. & Hahn U. (2015). A synthesis of empirical internal audit effectiveness literature pointing to new research opportunities. Managerial Auditing Journal 30(1) 5-33. Messier W. F. Glover S. M. & Prawitt D. F. (2015). Auditing & Assurance Services: A Systematic Approach. Qing hua da xue chu ban she. Bottom of Form [...]
The purpose of the final paper of this course is to assist the student in assessing (informally) the communication of an organization by conducting an audit and utilizing methods taught in this course to make recommendations on how to improve overall communication in the organization. The textbook Handbook of Communication Audits for Organizations provides a thorough explanation and examination of the usefulness and methodology of communication audits in organizations. For this paper, you will need to choose an organization of which you are a member. This can be your work, ministry, church or any other grouping of which you are an active part that can provide enough information to complete this assignment. Using information garnered in Chapters 3-6, choose one communication audit method by which you will perform an audit of your chosen organization. You will then take the information gained and create an audit report as described and outlined in your textbook. Be sure to include each of the sections in the bulleted list. (The acknowledgements section is optional for this assignment.) Chapter titles that you need are: The questionnaire approach The interview approach The focus group approach Crafting the audit report Use a minimum of three scholarly references beyond your textbooks and Biblical references. Length and formatting guidelines: 5-6 pages excluding title page, appendices and references sheet Fully APA format (including title page, citations, and references sheet) Title page should include your name, the course, the section, and the date of submission Double-spaced throughout with first-line indents for all paragraphs and no extra lines between paragraphs Proper grammar and punctuation for graduate-level work 1-inch margins and an easy-to-read 12pt font.