Research Papers on General

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • Observing Communications Theory in the Real World

    The writer looks at the way communication takes place in the real world every day scenarios, and places it in the context of theoretical models style of a reflective learning document. Six sources are cited in the bibliography this seven page paper.

  • Kolb's Learning Styles and Speaking in Public

    In ten pages this essay discusses public speaking in terms of speech delivery and also incorporates Kolb's styles of learning. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Radio Pranks That are Dangerous and/or Illegal

    In eleven pages radio stations pranks that are pulled for ratings and are either illegal or dangerous are examined with examples of radio stations ignoring FCC standards and the risks of fines or punitive measures in order to increase ratings shares. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Networking and the Learning Organization

    A 6 page paper discussing the potential benefit of using the equivalent of the social network within an organization. Dell has IdeaStorm; Starbucks operates My Starbucks Idea; and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland uses one to share information internally. A specific-use network modeled after a purely social network can be of direct benefit to the organization supporting and providing it. Idea exchange can result in knowledge greater than the sum of its information parts, and the social network setting provides a venue for that exchange. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Nonverbal Communication and Emotional Intelligence

    This paper evaluates various components of emotional intelligence and how they relate to nonverbal communication. The author cites Dan Goleman's premises regarding to emotional intelligence and its developmental impact. This five page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • The Likely Effects Of E-Commerce On The Future Of Book Publishing

    This 10 page paper looks at the way on which e-commerce and the electronic media is likely to change the way books are published and sold in the future, looking at companies such as Amazon, eBay and Abe Books. The paper looks at the importance of the printed word and how publishing has changed in response to technology in the past and looks forward to the potential changes that may occur, especially with the concepts of e-books sold on the internet. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Cell Phones and Cancer: Examining Sources of Information

    A 6 page paper assessing 4 popular press reports and 4 scholarly source articles discussing the issue of whether cell phone radiation causes or contributes to the development of brain cancer. All of the articles reject the suspicion, but the scholarly sources are more circumspect in arriving at the negative conclusion. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Copyright Law and Plagiarism

    In four pages this paper contrasts and compares the differences between infringements as they relate to plagiarism and copyright law. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The American Market for Cable Based Telephone Service

    5 pages and 10 sources used. This paper provides an overview of the American market for cable based telephone services. This paper relates the specifics of this market including the major factors influencing the development of the market, the significant competitors in the market, the possible or potential trends in this market and the future of this market.

  • Active Development of Listening Skills

    Reviewing and practically applying active listening skills form the basis of this paper containing six pages and includes such skills as utilizing the gap that exists between speech and thought rates, composing mental questions, regarding listening as a mental task challenge, avoiding distractions, and holding the speaker's eye contact. There are six bibliographic sources cited.

  • Decision Making, Interpersonal Skills, and Leadership

    In nine pages this paper discusses leadership principles including decision making, interpersonal skills, and communication. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analysis of a John F. Kennedy Speech

    In five pages this paper takes a communications view on the 'remarks on church and state made by John F. Kennedy in a speech analysis that includes such topics as Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs, empathy, and sociocultural roles. There is no bibliography included.

  • Wireless Communication's History

    In five pages this paper discusses the evolution of wireless communication from Marconi's initial invention to the complexities of Internet technology in this historical overview. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Wireless Communication

    This 4 page paper provides information on wireless technology. A history of the technology is provided in addtion to where it is going. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Issues in Communications and Differences in Marital Relationships and Gender

    In a research study sample of ten pages communication differences are examined within the context of dual gender differences and marital relationships and consideres demand withdrawal and the theoretical differences between abusive and normal relationships. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Persuasion: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    A 3 page paper which examines hos Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. employed methods of persuasion in his work. The work examined is “Letter From Birmingham Jail” and “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” No additional sources cited.

  • Gender, Identity and Communication

    This 5 page paper responds to a series of quotations about gender, social relationships, communication and identity. Bibliography lists 3 sources

  • US v. Ghana Comparison of Nonverbal Communications

    In five pages the cultural influences that impact upon nonverbal communiations of the US and Ghana are examined in a discussion of facial expressions, gestures, motions, clothing as a way of conveying attitude, et cetera. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Speech on Public Speaking and Audience Analysis

    In three pages this essay and research paper examines the topic of public speaking that includes the results from a student conducted survey for a class in public speaking and then the class subject matter is related to the audience analysis. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Systems of Fiber Optics

    In fifteen pages this paper examines fiber optics systems and includes cable specifications, physical composition, light transmission through cable principles, fiber data transmission via multiplexing and laser among other means, network structures, copper vs. fiber optics advantages and limitations. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.


    FEocuses on signs, symbols and eye contact. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Nixon's Resignation Speech

    A 10 page research paper/analysis that examines Nixon's 1974 resignation speech. The writer first puts the speech in its historical context. Then the audience, goals, rhetorical obstacles, organization of the speech, tone of the speech, methods of persuasion and ethical considerations are discussed. The write closes by offering personal observations concerning the speech's relevance to the current era. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Design Document for University Campus Guide

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at a design document for a college campus guide. The purpose of the guide and its design are outlined in detail. Paper uses no sources.


    Focuses on a strategic communications plan geared toward the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research's Burn Center in the San Antonio Military Medical Center. Topics include types of communication methods, organizational charts, and how certain topics are communicated. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 9-page paper.

  • The Process and Barriers in Communication

    The writer outlines the process and complexities of communication, including an analysis of the way communication takes place on the barriers which may stay with communication. Incorporated within the discussion is the impact of the Internet and the potential challenges faced by communicating in a foreign language. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography this ten page paper.

  • Examination of Body Language

    In five pages this paper considers the communication of body language in which such emotions as honesty or dishonesty can be conveyed through its use. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fact and Fallacy Regarding Body Language

    In eight pages body language interpretation effectiveness is considered within the context of the business environment and discusses how while useful is too variable to rely upon when important business related decisions need to be made. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Personal Communication Skills, a Self-Analysis

    This essay presents a hypothetical self-analysis of communication skills. The student's man weakness is negotiation skills, while the student's main strength is providing emotional support. Both of these communication issues are profiled. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.


    Examines business-to-business communication in light of communication models. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • Science and Public Relations

    In three pages this paper discusses the beneficial future relationship between science news and PR. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Communication and U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Mexico

    An 8 page overview of how poor intercultural communication during the Woodrow Wilson Presidency negatively shaped foreign policy towards Mexico. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Oral Business Communication Research Study Proposal

    In thirteen pages this research proposal is examined. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nonprofit Organizations and Communication

    In four pages various traits that distinguish nonprofit organizations from their for profit counterparts are considered. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of Language

    This essay presents a brief overview of why people need language, the conditions that govern the sort of language that people employ, and why languages can die. Four pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • The Nature of Communication Skills

    This paper provides answers to three questions on the topic of communication. The author addresses the nature of communication, the importance of studying cross-cultural communication, and listening skills. This three page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • The Influence and Impact of Mass Media

    This paper addresses the influence of mass media on society and public opinion. The author discusses exploitation and censorship as well. This ten page paper has ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • The Media Bias Conundrum

    This 5 page paper looks at media bias. On one side are the conservatives, the Fox viewers who watch loops of news updates all day, and complain that media is leftist, and on the other, are those who believe that media is actually conservative, at least underneath it all. This paper looks at both sides of the issue, but argues that in the end, it really does not matter. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Patterns in Media Ownership

    This 8 page paper looks at the patterns of ownership in media companies and considers how they are changing and developing. The paper looks at five media companies; Rupert Murdoch’s News International, Daily Mail and General Trust PLC (DMGT), Trinity Mirror, United Business Media and Pearson and their holdings. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Oppenheim's Media Violence and Television

    In eight pages this paper discusses how violence impacts the TV viewing public in this critical assessment of Oppenheim's media violence study. Five sources are cited in an annotated bibliography.

  • The Promise of Mediation by Bush and Folger

    In eleven pages transformative and negotiation mediation are compared and contrasted with references to the text and the argument presented by the authors is transformative mediation is superior to other types of mediation. There are no other sources listed.

  • Journalism and Audience Effects of New Technologies

    In twelve pages this paper considers how new technology has changed the way news is gathered, presented, and interpreted. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Communications Skills of Oprah Winfrey

    In five pages Oprah Winfrey is examined in terms of her philosophies and styles of communication.

  • Developing a Communications Strategy for the American Red Cross

    This 20 page paper looks at the way in which an organizational communication strategy can be developed. Using the American Red Cross as an example potential communication goals identified, in the context of the current issues of faced by the organization. Following the establishment of the goals, the identity and profile the target markets is determined, the message developed, the communication channels selected and a plan for implementation is presented. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Function of Printed Media

    This research paper offers answers to four specific questions and the topics covered include defining what is meant by printed media providing "amplification and reinforcement" of messages, as well as how printed media has influenced the manner in which knowledge is perceived in the Muslim world. This five page paper has two sources in the bibliography.

  • A Conflict Resolution Case Study

    In a 4 page paper a student supplied case study considers a Connecticut organization's efforts at conflict resolution including information on a conflict resolution. There are no bibliographic sources.

  • Impact on Society, Innovation in Communications Technology, Impact on Society

    This research paper describes the changes and impact that have emerged from innovation over the last several decades in information and communications technology. Six pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Global View Molded by the Media

    In five pages globalization is one of the topics discussed in this essay that examines how the media is largely responsible for worldview formulation with benefits and detriments assessed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Using socially Oriented Media by Youth

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of some positive and negative parts of social media use. This paper includes things such as addiction and neglecting everyday life as outcomes of too much use. Bibliography list 4 sources.

  • Interpersonal Communications /Influence of Social Media

    This paper pertains to social media's influence on interpersonal communications. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Freedom According to Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

    In five pages this essay compares Susan B. Anthony's speech while being indicted for voting illegally with Frederick Douglass's Rochester Independence Day speeach as examples of standing up for freedom despite social marginalization. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Taste and Cultural Capital

    In a paper consisting of five pages the link between social group dominance and their preferred tastes and culture capital is examined with discussions of consumerism as perceived by Bourdieu and Veblen and capitalism. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Perception and Communication

    A 9 page contention that our perception can have a tremendous influence on our ability to communicate with others. This paper points out that our perception is important not just in verbal communication but also nonverbal communication. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Communication Professionalism

    This research paper pertains to professional communication and reports on verbal, nonverbal, written and electronic forms. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Teen Violence and the Media

    This paper discusses the issue of teen violence in terms of its relationship with violence in the media. This five page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Vocabulary and 'Power' Words

    In five pages this paper defines and provides illustrations of powerful words that can be used to increase vocabulary.

  • UMTS Political Pitfalls of Universal Mobile Telecommunications System or UMTS

    In eleven pages wireless technology and its political pitfalls are examined in this overview of the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Top Performance How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others by Zig Ziglar

    An overview of this text is presented in five pages. There are no other sources listed.


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