In business, you develop skills that help you excel, some of the most important skills you will develop in your professional career include that of business etiquette.
Professional etiquette is significant in building up leadership, enhancing careers, and expanding business relationships.
The following expectations are designed to improve the quality of the classroom experience and to enhance the ability of students to learn without unnecessary distractions while in class.
Be prepared for each class (I promise to show up dressed and ready and expect the same from you.
Your friends may like it, but chances are your professor will not.
Save it for personal conversations or definitely ask for permission before using them. Ask for Clarification: If you are unsure of what was said, or the instructor's directive, or are trying to interpret a person's expressions, then ask again.
The naked mental image of me lecturing will now haunt you for the rest of your days). Show respect for all people, their opinions, beliefs, religions, etc.
I enjoy a good discussion, but I will not tolerate rudeness or disrespect for others (a good discussion means that you use Critical Thinking Skills combined with facts and support while refusing to use flawed logic or name-calling). Be Friendly, Positive and Self- Reflective: When people cannot see you, and also do not know you, feelings can be hurt if you are not careful in how you express yourself.
"Business etiquette is vitally important for creating a harmonious work environment and for representing your company in the best manner possible." (Fox, 2008).
Lacking in proper business etiquette limits your potential and compromises your professional image; all the while jeopardizing your professional relationships that are imperative to your business success.