8 Defensive Communication Communications Questio

8 Defensive Communication Communications Questio

8 Defensive Communication Communications Questio

https://content.umgc.edu/file/365e286e-3bd7-4617-b…
Climate and conflict in interpersonal communication. Communication climate in relationships refers to the overall feeling or emotional mood that exist between people. We will look at two different types of communication climates—confirming and disconfirming climates.
The second topic we will discuss is conflict. Interpersonal conflict is a normal and unavoidable part of relationships. Although conflict may not always be negative, it can take an emotional toll on relational partners. We will explore various strategies for recognizing common patterns and triggers for conflict and learn skills and strategies for managing it.

After reading the chapter entitled “Conflict and Interpersonal Communication” from the Week 7 Learning Resources answer the questions 1, 2 and 3.

Please complete a-f. Be descriptive in your responses and include the letter with each answer.

a. Describe a conflict that you are experiencing.

b. Examine/describe the relationship between you and the “other person.”

c. Examine/describe the situation.

d. Describe the other person involved in the conflict.

e. Identify your goals.

f. Now select the conflict style (avoiding, accommodating, competing, compromising, or collaborating) most appropriate based on your answer to a-e. Share why you feel the style is most appropriate. Be descriptive in your response.

2. Of the conflict triggers discussed (demands, cumulative annoyance, rejection, one-upping, and mind reading) which one do you find most often triggers a negative reaction from you? What strategies can you use to better manage the trigger and more effectively manage conflict?

3. Conflict is not always negative in a relationship. How do we distinguish between constructive and destructive conflict? Where is the line we draw in order to keep it constructive? And how can we (or can we ever) ensure that the other person sees whether the conflict is constructive or destructive?

Read https://courses.lumenlearning.com/introductiontoco…
and then answer the following questions: Does Pearson’s definition of family fit your own? .. Why? and Why not?

Read http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download;jses…


1. The terms “disintegration” and “breakdown” are often used in discussing families these days. Are families disintegrating? Breaking down? Explain your answer and reasoning in a detailed paragraph.
2. Summarize the research found in the article entitled “Do Family Meals Really Make a Difference? (Cook and Dunifon, 2012) provided in the link below. In your summary be sure to note which finding was most compelling to you and why. What can you do now or in the future to ensure more family mealtime? Be descriptive in your response.

ASSESSMENT ESSAY
In Part 1, you will analyze communication in your relationships. In Part 2, you will reflect on how you used the 5 Conflict Management Styles in your personal experiences.

All work must be supported with in-text citations and a minimum of two references for Part 1 and a minimum of 1 reference for each conflict management style in Part 2. You should have at least 5 different references and a total of a minimum of 7 citations. Please make sure you cite correctly.

You can only use references from these sources and the ones linked above :
Differences Between Friendship & Family Relationships in Interpersonal Communication https://oureverydaylife.com/differences-between-fr…
Communication and friends https://content.umgc.edu/file/365e286e-3bd7-4617-b…
Interpersonal Communication https://content.umgc.edu/file/53b837fe-ef8b-468d-8…
Defensive Communication https://reagle.org/joseph/2010/conflict/media/gibb…
Disconfirming Behaviors and Responses (video) https://youtu.be/0BPbBPSVCFs
Conflict and interpersonal communication https://content.umgc.edu/file/365e286e-3bd7-4617-b…

Part 1

  1. Describe a personal or professional relationship in which communication was stifled. (10 points)
  2. Use key concepts learned in the course material to evaluate how communication was ineffective in the relationship. (10 points)
  3. Propose how more effective communication could have happened in the relationship. (10 points)

Part 2

  1. Explain Avoidance conflict management style. Describe a personal experience in which it was appropriate to use Avoidance conflict management style and why that was the correct choice. (10 points)
  2. Explain Accommodating conflict management style. Describe a personal experience in which it was appropriate to use Accommodating conflict management style and why that was the correct choice. (10 points)
  3. Explain Competing conflict management style. Describe a personal experience in which it was appropriate to use Competing conflict management style and why that was the correct choice. (10 points)
  4. Explain Compromising conflict management style. Describe a personal experience in which it was appropriate to use Compromising conflict management style and why that was the correct choice. (10 points)
  5. Explain Collaborating conflict management style. Describes a personal experience in which it was appropriate to use Collaborating conflict management style and why that was the correct choice. (10 points)
  6. Ensure that the use of grammar, vocabulary, and mechanics reflect the level of writing expected of a college student. (10 points)
  7. Use key concepts in interpersonal communication to convey understanding of effective communication in relationships. (10 points)
  8. Use 12-point Times Roman font, single-spaced, with all margins set at 1″. (2.5 points)
  9. Your essay should be a minimum word count of 500 words for Part 1; For Part 2, have a word count of 500 words, approximately 100 words for each conflict management style. (2.5 points)
  10. Use APA-style in-text citations and references for sourced material mentioned in the essay. (5 points)