What is a PABX and How Does it Work?

The acronym PABX stands for Private Automatic Branch Exchange, which is basically just another term for a telephone system, also known as a switchboard. These units are usually used as an internal telephone system in offices. PABX systems will often have a lot of internal lines connecting to one main switchboard. The reason that the […]

Knowledge of Types of Listening – The Key To Understanding and Being Understood

Listening, the most neglected part of communication falls into several categories, the knowledge of which will help you choose the best kind of listening to be an effective communicator. This knowledge distinguishes the effective listeners from ineffective ones making one an effective listener. The degree of attention, the perspective taken into consideration and the objective […]

Transportation Management System – An Introduction

A Transportation Management System (TMS) is a software that is aimed at helping business and organizations to effectively manage its logistics supply chain, it helps organizing and tracking the movements of the products and materials. A Transportation Management System also helps in managing shipping units, outbound and inbound shipment scheduling, transportation mode selection, freight bill […]

The History of Business Communication

The history of business communication is, of course, closely linked with the histories of communication itself and that of business operations. When the two merge, they become a vital part of successful commerce. Communication is the process where a concept is shared between two living things. It can occur as a gesture, sound or visually […]

Using Communication Styles That Entertain, Inform, Convince and Persuade Effectively

Effective communications are essential for building both personal and professional relationships with others. First impressions count so it is important to choose words that others can relate to quickly. Every industry and function has its jargon. For example, talking to bankers about interest rate sensitivity, to product developers about time-to-market, and to manufacturing enterprises about […]

What is an Intercom?

An Intercom (intercommunication device) is a communication tool that allows two or more people to carry a conversation or communicate in some manner through different rooms or compartments in a structure (ie. a building, ship, airplane, etc). This communication over an electric circuit device is mostly found mounted permanently within building structures (whether business or […]

Essence of Communication Skills

When we talk of communication skills, the first and the foremost thing that comes to our mind is fluency. ‘Fluency’ is one of the many aspects that good communication skills consist of. While fluency is very much important in verbal communication, its peer part, that is, good hand-writing is important in written communication. Whether we […]

Direct Or Indirect Plumbing Systems

Doing your own plumbing work can save you a lot of money, and simple plumbing jobs do not require a great deal of knowledge or skill. A beginner should be able to cope with straightforward jobs, like replacing a tap washer or plumbing in a basin, and an average handyman should be able to tackle […]

How To Call Australia

Here are step by step instructions on how to call Australia. To make any international call, there are a few things you need to know. The international Prefix. This code allows you to dial outside of the Country you are calling from, and every country has different codes. The next digits you will dial are […]