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1. Nonverbal Feedback
Describe how nonverbal feedback conveys powerful messages. Provide an example where nonverbal feedback was used and describe the end result? Respond to at least two of your peers for this posting.
2. Virtual Organizations
Describe the evolution of the virtual organization. What are the pros and cons associated with this design? Provide examples of three technological devices/concepts that have had the greatest impact on virtual organizations. Respond to at least two of your peers for this posting.
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Understanding and Coping with Change
Change is everywhere, yet very few people seem to embrace the concept. We are, for the most part, creatures of habit and follow daily routines. When change occurs, our activities and thought patterns are disrupted.
Write a four- to five-page APA formatted paper (excluding the title and reference pages), using a minimum of three scholarly sources in addition to the textbook, analyzing the internal and external factors contributing to an individual’s resistance to change.
Describe a situation where you or someone you know was resistant to change as identified in one of following areas:
Explain whether the resistance to change was caused by an internal or external factor. Using Kotter’s theory for change, provide a plan for overcoming that resistance. What will be done and how will you know that the plan has worked?
- Lack of understanding
- Lack of trust in management
- Differing assessments of the need for change
- Low tolerance for change
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