2.*Below are prompts that you respond to based upon your last name, alphabetical
are prompts that you respond to based upon your last name, alphabetically.
This structure is used for your initial video post.
two (2) of the four points
and create your initial 3-5 min video response
2. As it
relates to your two reply posts, you can respond to anyone or any
post you choose.
(A-F) (S-Z) – 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.
(G-L) (M-R) – Describe what you could do in a difficult work
situation to protect yourself from falling prey to fundamental attribution
(M-R) (A-F) – 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?
(S-Z) (G-L) – 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?