This site from the Family Center of Washington County Vermont offers a guide to respectful behavior on the Internet.
Make a Noise
Consider the rules that govern various types of online communications with this source.
The Flame Wars and Other Online Arguments
As a discussion board host, Timothy Campbell provides a description of how flame wars erupt, so that online discussion participants can "spot them and prevent civil conversations from spinning out of control."
This tutorial offers advice about a variety of online communications, including discussion boards and email.
About.com provides this set of guidelines in its Career Planning section, which is moderated by Dawn Rosenberg McKay.
Netiquette: Academic Email
Online communications in the academic environment differ from the way we interact in personal contexts, according to Dr. Michael Connor of Milliken University.
Yahoo! Directory Internet Beginner's Buide > Netiquette
Yahoo! provides a number of links for online communications.
Organizations and e-mail usage. Roberta H. Krapels and Frederik K. Moss. Business Communication Quarterly, Sep 1997 v60 n3 p117(7).
A survey shows that more than 23 million employees are online with e-mail capability and such statistics is expected to rise by the year 2000. Some of the office software packages include messaging system with their word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. The increasing demand in electronic communication raise the possibility of outmoding e-mail in terms of teaching communication issues from a business perspective. InfoTrac.
Get rid of formal business meetings. Richard Nemec. Communication World, Dec 1997 v15 n1 p10(2).
Face-to-face meetings are anachronistic in an age when electronic mail, PC networks and other more efficient means of communication are available. InfoTrac
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