Week 5 Assignment Preparing To Communicate

Week 5 Assignment Preparing To Communicate

When change is imminent in an organization, there are specific steps that must be taken to develop the proper communication procedures and guidelines for the change process. Assume that you have been assigned the role of “toxic handler.” 

 

In your paper: 

 

• Describe the toxic handler concept. 

• Explain how you will prepare to effectively handle the role. 

 

• Discuss what you consider to be your biggest challenges. (Be sure to provide potential solutions). 

 

Your paper should be three to four pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, and it must include in-text citations and references for at least two scholarly sources, in addition to the course text. 

 

Forbes School of Business Faculty  

 

Reference:  

 

Cignoranelli, D. A. (2003). Communicating change initiatives. The practicing CPA.   27(8) p 3-4. Retrieved from ProQuest Database.  

 

TED (Producer). (2009). TEDTalks: Itay Talgam–How to lead like the great conductors [Video file]. Retrieved from the Films on Demand database.  

 

Required Resources 

 

Text 

 

Palmer, I., Dunford, R., & Buchanan, D. (2017). Managing organizational change: A multiple perspectives approach (3rd ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com  

 

Recommended Resource 

 

Multimedia 

 

TED. (Producer). (2009, July). Itay Talgam: Lead like the great conductors (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/itay_talgam_lead_like_the_great_conductors.html This video takes a creative look at communication and the leader’s skills and abilities to develop harmony within an organization.

 

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