Resource: “Over 30 Workers Trapped After
Chilean Copper Mine Collapse” article located on the student website
Research additional articles and information
about the Chilean mine collapse.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper using this
and other articles as a resource. Because communications must be designed with
the audience in mind, answer the following questions:
are some considerations to remember given the different roles and people in the
be the potential needs of the miners’ families in receiving a message about this
be the potential needs of the company’s employees when receiving a message about
actions must you take before and after the message is delivered to ensure that
it was received as intended?
Format your paper consistent with APA
Draft two communications from the mining
company announcing the accident, using what you have learned about audience and
effective messages. One communication should be directed to the families of the
trapped miners and the other should be an internal news release to the company’s
employees. For both, identify the most appropriate channel—face-to-face, e-mail,
video, memo, and so on.