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Respond to all of the following (4) prompts below. Refrain from being scripted(meaning, simply give your analysis to respond…do not read from a script or notes); allow the element of critical-thinking to surface as you relay your perspective. This assignment is intended to allow you to practice key aspects of conversational public speaking by leveraging your personal perspective. Therefore, place an emphasis on your tone, body language, and allow your personality to emerge. These are vital elements for when you have to present your Group Capstone Presentation, at the end of the BAS Program.
What do you think are the top three perceptual distortions that employees are most likely to be affected by when forming perceptions of a new manager? Defend your answer.
Describe what you could do in a difficult work situation to protect yourself from falling prey to fundamental attribution error.
Praise can be a type of positive reinforcement used by managers. List at least three additional positive reinforcements that are used in the workplace. Of the reinforcements you list, which do you find most personally motivating and why?
You join a company where managers regularly reprimand their direct reports in front of others, play favorites, and encourage coworkers to report one another for making small mistakes. Based on Bandura’s social cognitive theory, what sort of company culture is likely to spring from these practices? How would a new employee seek to “get ahead” at such a company and to what extent would efforts to succeed in this culture directly benefit the company’s shareholders?
Video Discussion Requirements:
Your submission can be a Youtube OR Kaltura VIDEO (Non-presentation mode)
Video submission needs to have student in theFULL video frame, (no floating heads… ensure you are in FULL frame from about waist —> up).
Video submission must be 15 – 25 minutes. Videos cannot be under 15 mins and must not exceed 25 mins. Any submission that is 14:59 and under and/or 25:01 over will receive a ZERO for the corresponding time length section on the rubric. Budget approximately 4 mins for each prompt.
You may want to time yourself for each Video Discussion Prompt (this helps to train you to speak succinctly and concisely).
In your Group Capstone Presentation at the end of the BAS Program, you will be in a team of about 5 people… who all speak proportionally throughout… use these video submissions to practice speaking succinctly and concisely.
Give personal examples and illustrations in all 4 of your video prompts.
This is requirements, YOU DON’T HAVE TO MAKE A VIDEO JUST PREPARE SCRIPT ANSWER ALL 4 QUESTIONS AND I WILL DO VIDEO MYSELF
Assingment # 2
When looking at the income statement for your firm, you notice that your Cost of Goods Sold was $1M in 2012, $1.2M in 2013 and $2M in 2014. How will you determine if there is an issue you should be worried about? What other types of financial statements might you look at to see if there is an issue and why?
Your discussion board response should be approximately 200 words. APA format for all references is expected – at the very least, your textbook should be listed as a reference for your discussion board posting. Your initial discussion board response is due no later than Saturday at midnight Eastern Time.
Read and respond in approximately 100 words to at least 2 of your peers within this discussion forum. References are not required for your responses to your colleagues. Your responses are due no later than Tuesday at midnight Eastern Time.
Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation are expected
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