Vertical Communication

Term explanation  •  Category Communication

Definition and meaning

Vertical communication means that information is passed from one person to the next according to a linear system based on their titles. This type of communication is used when a company follows a hierarchical structure or for important, sensitive information.

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SmartArt

SmartArts are diagrams that convey processes, connections or hierarchies. They can also be edited individually and easily be added to your presentations.

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Horizontal Communication

Horizontal communication is the exchange of information between people, departments or units within the same level of an organisational hierarchy of a company.

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Process Questions

Process questions are similar to recall questions but they need some deeper thoughts and maybe also analysis.

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Distributed Audience

A Distributed Audience means that the audience you are trying to reach is spread over long distances.

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