Communication Skill of the Business Executives: An Empirical Study on Some Local Private Business Concerns in Bangladesh

Nargis Akhter, Sardana Islam Khan, Md. Kamrul Hassan


The study which is mainly based on primary data attempts to focus on the facts relating to the communication skill of the different levels of business executives of local private business concerns in Bangladesh and their level of awareness regarding the importance of communication skill in their professional career. The study reveals that majority of the executives have positive opinions regarding the importance of communication course designed for executives. Most of the respondents have completed communication course, but majority of them are dissatisfied with it. The study also discloses that many of the executives have received training on communication skill; however majority of them are dissatisfied with course content and quality. Although majority of the executives think that there should be compulsory training program on communication skills in business organizations, still compulsory training programs on communication skill do not exist in any of the respondents’ business organizations. Academicians should design and conduct communication courses keeping their application perspectives in view. Moreover employers should arrange compulsory training program on communication skill for their own executives.

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