Written Communication

Discuss how you would approach creating a negative message for a superior (such as a manager at work or an instructor) versus creating a message for a colleague, subordinate, or fellow student.

Answers from previous postings:




Once you've figured out what you will write, please feel free to re-post and someone here will critique and proofread your work.


Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some suggestions for writing negative messages!

1. http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jlarsen/w14r2.htm (for engineering & technology)

2. (Broken Link Removed) (general)

3. http://homepages.wmich.edu/~bowman/badnews.html

Remember that you don't want to be remembered as a "negative" but a "positive." So, if you present a negative message, be sure to list some "solutiions" that could be taken.

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. World History

    How did Soviet leaders spread the Communist message effectively? by creating an atmosphere of free speech to encourage people to explore Communist ideology by terrorizing people and forcing them into concentration camps if they

  2. Finance

    Which of the following is not an example of a problem explained by agency theory? a) a manager encounters a conflict of interest between their responsibilities to shareholders and their responsibilities to employees. b)a manager

  3. Career

    Ben’s job responsibilities include ordering in supplies, tracking inventory, managing waitstaff, and greeting guests. What does Ben do? A) warehouse manager B)restaurant manager C)hotel manager D)shipping company manager Is it

  4. Technical Communication

    Which of the following statements about a message’s meaning is true? The meaning of a message resides in the document, presentation, or visual that is created. Attitudes, education, experience, and contexts shape interpretations

  1. Networking

    Assume that an average SNMP response message is 100 bytes long. Assume that a manager sends 40 SNMP Get commands each second. What percentage of a 128 kbps WAN link would the response message represent?

  2. Biology

    Theme A: Surface anatomy of the brain Of the following pairs of directional terms, which pair contains terms that define PERPENDICULAR (orthogonal) directions when applied to the identified region of the central nervous system? in

  3. English

    Subject cannot automatically limit which of these? intended audience intended purpose whether a message is timely whether a message is topical whether a message is effective

  4. psychology

    Whether you're persuaded by a message will primarily depend on which factor? a.) your preception understanding of the recipient of the message b.) your characteristics, including your personality and intelligence c.) whether your

  1. life orentation

    discuss four ways in which a person should approach conflict resolution in order to sustain healthy relationships

  2. Algebra 1---Urgent! Please, help me!

    1. A store manager is accepting applications for part-time workers. He can hire no more than 14 people. So far, he has hired 9 people. Write and solve an inequality to determine how many more people the manager can hire. 2. 4/5h

  3. communications

    similarities and differences between writing routine and positive messages, negative messages, and persuasive messages. Recall the importance of the three step writing process and incorporate this process into your presentation.

  4. Chemistry

    How would I go about creating a Lewis Dot structure for the Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Hydroxide? I know how to do it for any compound with two elements such as SF5, but I don't know how to approach it when there's a

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.