This assignment requires writing a Word document addressing all questions below. Please limit your submission to between two to four double spaced pages, and use proper grammar and sentence structure. If you use any sources for this assignment, please cite the sources at the end of your paper.
Identify each question as a separate heading, then place your response immediately below, before moving on to the next question.
Discussion Questions from Chapter 6
What is the importance of nonverbal communication? Have you ever been in a situation in which nonverbal messages enhanced communication? Have you ever been in a situation in which the lack of nonverbal messages resulted in miscommunication? Please explain.
Think of the most recent meetings you have had to attend for work or school. Was the meeting effective? Were the guidelines for running meetings, as presented in your textbook, followed? Share the success or failure of the meeting.
Think of instances in which you experienced miscommunication as a sender or receiver. What led to the miscommunication? Was there anything done to clarify the miscommunication; if yes, what was done?; if no, what were the results?
What are the major challenges faced by participants in virtual meetings? Are there possible benefits to virtual meetings that do not exist in traditional face-to-face formats?
Think about the teams to which you have belonged. Did you experience psychological safety? How did this affect how you communicated with your team members?
In referring to Emotional Intelligence (EI), explain how EI impacts communication and how it can enhance team performance.
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As technology has become more widely used in the workplace, particularly automated technology, some workers have come to resent its impact on their lives. This concept is known as technological alienation.
In your work experience, give examples where the use of technology has negatively impacted your work-related well-being. To approach this question, you have to provide the following information
Your job description and responsibility
What technology/automation was introduced
How did it impact your work performance as well as well-being
If you can give advice to your manager, to minimize the problems of automation in your organization, what would it be?
Write 2 page+ in this work
Reflect on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the four sets of paired opposites assessed by the MBTI (e.g., extraversion versus introversion, sensing versus intuition, thinking versus feeling, and judging versus perceiving). Respond to the following:
Think about the activities you engage in and your responsibilities in your role as a student.
(a) What aspects (activities, responsibilities, etc.) of your role as a student would play to the strengths of an extravert?[providing aspects/examples is required for credit on this question (#1a)] Explain how/why. [worth up to 15 points]
(b) What aspects (activities, responsibilities, etc.) of your role as a student would play to the strengths of an introvert? [providing aspects/examples is required for credit on this question (#1b)]Explain how/why. [worth up to 15 points]
Imagine you are trying to pitch a new business idea to your boss.
(a) How might you best communicate a new business idea to your boss if he or she has a sensing preference?[answer/plan required for credit on this question (#2a)] [worth up to 15 points]
(b) How might you best communicate a new business idea to your boss if he or she has an intuitive preference? [answer/plan required for credit on this question (#2b)][worth up to 15 points]
Think about planning a vacation.
(a) How might a person with a judging preference prefer to plan the vacation? [answer required for credit on this question (#3a)] [worth up to 15 points]
(b) How might a person with a perceiving preference prefer to plan the vacation? [answer/plan required for credit on this question (#3b)][worth up to 15 points]
What is an overarching take-away/implication from understanding these paired opposites in terms of how we understand ourselves and interact with others?[take-away/implication required for credit on this question (#4)] [worth up to 10 points]
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