BSCOM 100T Week 2 Discussion: Form of Communication
Discussion Topic for BSCOM 100T Week 2 Discussion
Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to classmates or your faculty member.
Several negative judgments and negative stereotypes exist about different cultures. These judgments and stereotypes can occur in the workplace, which can impact our interpersonal relationships and decision-making. For example, if you have a coworker from France, and you hear coworkers says, “all French people are rude,” this may impact workplace dynamics.
Review Pg 72 in this week’s reading, paying close attention to what it has to say about stereotyping.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
If you were an HR Director, what type of communication strategy would you create to address stereotypes in the workplace? Consider the following questions in your response:
What type of communication strategy would you use to speak directly with an employee accused of stereotyping coworkers from a different culture?
Would the communication strategy differ if you were a direct manager? What about a peer? If you used a different strategy, what would you do differently? Why?
Reply to at least two of your classmates. Be constructive and professional in your responses.
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