COMP FP3200 Assessment 1 Communication Styles

COMP FP3200 Assessment 1 Communication Styles

COMP FP3200 Assessment 1 Communication Styles

Write a 3–4-page report that examines the current research on male and female communication styles.

This exercise allows you to consider the ways gender differences in communication impacts day-to-day interactions in personal and professional environments.

Competencies

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Critically analyze issues related to gender and communication.
    • Explain current research associated with male and female communication styles.
    • Distinguish between male and female communication styles.
  • Competency 2: Evaluate personal and social dimensions of gender, communication, and culture.
    • Describe the impact of communication styles on workplace communication and interaction.
    • Explain how communication styles differ depending on personal and professional environments.
  • Competency 5: Communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
    • Communicate in a concise, balanced, and organized manner and include an appropriate number of scholarly, high-quality resources.
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    Context

    The Assessment 1 Context document explores the subject of male and female communication styles in greater depth. You may wish to review the document for key concepts and ideas related to the following topics:

    • Communication Differences.
    • Workplace Differences.
    • Strategies for Better Communication.
    • Do Gender Differences Really Matter?
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    Questions to Consider

    To deepen your understanding, you are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of the business community.

    For the following questions, you may want to refer to the Resources for links to the resources by Lieberman and by Ivanov and Werner:

    • How would you describe male and female communication styles?
    • What impact do male and female communication styles have on the workplace?
    • Do all males have the same sex chromosomes?
    • How does this relate to our communication style?
    References

    Ivanov, M., & Werner, P. D. (2010). Behavioral communication: Individual differences in communication style. Personality and Individual Differences, 49(1), 19–23.

    Lieberman, S. (n.d.). Differences in male and female communication styles. Retrieved from http://www.simmalieberman.com/articles/maleandfemale.html

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    Resources

    Suggested Resources

    The following optional resources are provided to support you in completing the assessment or to provide a helpful context. For additional resources, refer to the Research Resources and Supplemental Resources in the left navigation menu of your courseroom.

    Capella Resources

    Click the links provided to view the following resources:

    Capella Multimedia

    To make sure you are familiar with the key concepts and definitions as you go through the course, you may wish to click the link provided below to view the following multimedia piece:

    • Key Terms | Transcript.
      • This media piece focuses on the key concepts and definitions you must be familiar with as you go through the course.
    Library Resources

    The following e-books or articles from the Capella University Library are linked directly in this course:

    Course Library Guide

    A Capella University library guide has been created specifically for your use in this course. You are encouraged to refer to the resources in the COM-FP3200 – Leadership, Gender, and Communication Library Guide to help direct your research.

    NBC Archives on Demand
    Men and Women: Communicating in the Workplace
    NBC: Video purchased for use in this Capella course through NBC Archives on Demand.
    Better Communication Needed Between the Sexes in the Workplace
    NBC: Video purchased for use in this Capella course through NBC Archives on Demand.
    • Click Men and Women: Communicating in the Workplace to view a video from NBC Learn.
      • In this video, you will hear various perspectives on how women communicate in the workplace.
      • Running time: 2:45.
    • Click Better Communication Needed Between the Sexes in the Workplace to watch a video from NBC Learn.
      • In this video, you will learn about communicating between genders in the workplace.
      • Running time: 2:37.
    Internet Resources

    Access the following resources by clicking the links provided. Please note that URLs change frequently. Permissions for the following links have been either granted or deemed appropriate for educational use at the time of course publication.

    Bookstore Resources

    The resources listed below are relevant to the topics and assessments in this course and are not required. Unless noted otherwise, these materials are available for purchase from the Capella University Bookstore. When searching the bookstore, be sure to look for the Course ID with the specific –FP (FlexPath) course designation.

    • Fixmer-Oraiz, N., & Wood, J. T. (2019). Gendered livesCommunication, gender, and culture (13th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage.
  • Assessment Instructions

    In a 3–4-page report, explain current research on male and female communication styles. Specifically, differentiate between male and female communication styles and leadership behaviors. Respond to the following:

    • What impact does this have on workplace communication and interaction?
    • Do our communication styles differ depending on our personal and professional environments?
    • Do your personal workplace experiences either align or contradict the research outcomes? Discuss.

    Use the Capella library to locate current journal articles on male and female communication styles. (See the Course Library Guide in the Resources.) Reference at least four resources, most of which should come from the Capella library. Note: If you use Internet sources, they must be credible. For example, Wikipedia and YouTube are not credible resources.

    Additional Requirements

    • Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
    • APA formatting: Resources and in-text citations should be formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
    • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point, double-spaced. Use Microsoft Word.
    • Number of resources: 4 or more.
    • Length: 3–4 pages.
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