Email on Barrier to Listening and Reducing Anxiety

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To complete your third e-mail assignment, you will first need to read the chapters titled “Understanding and Reducing Anxiety” and “Improving Your Listening Skills”. Once you’ve done this, please briefly answer these two questions.

  1. Identify one ‘barrier to listening’ that you feel has hindered you in the past. Give a brief example of how this happened.
  2. Identify one of the tactics suggested to reduce anxiety that may be of particular value to you in the future. Briefly explain how you might effectively utilize this tactic.

As always:

  • Send this as an original e-mail; do not reply to one I have previously sent.
  • Include the course number and section in the subject line (i.e. MGMT 516-12 e-Mail Assignment).
  • Be sure to include an appropriate greeting, an introductory statement announcing the content of the e-mail, and a signature line with two means of contacting you.
  • Follow the previously stated e-mail guidelines.

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Format & Tips: e-Mail Assignments

There are inherent challenges when using technology-based communications in the workplace. Understanding and respecting written communication expectations can enhance and accelerate your career.

 

Consider these essential e-mail etiquette guidelines: 


Have a clear and concise subject line that summarizes the content. 


Be sure your name is properly formatted in the “From” line.


Be brief and address only one subject. If the reader has to scroll down, the entire e-mail may not be read.


Avoid being too personal.


Announce all attachments and hyperlinks.


Restate any questions asked that you are answering. 


Consider sending the e-mail to yourself first; then print it and proof read it.


Stick to one topic per e-mail.


Follow the rules of formal writing and grammar.


Start with a greeting, using titles until permission is given to become more informal.


Close with a signature block that includes more than one form of contact information.


Use line spacing, bullet points, or numbers to make when appropriate, to make your replies visually accessible.


Avoid jargon, acronyms, all caps, etc.


Explain jargon or acronyms when used, when necessary.

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Format & Tips: e-Mail Assignments There are inherent challenges when using technology-based communications in the workplace. Understanding and respecting written communication expectations can enhance and accelerate your career. Consider these essential e-mail etiquette guidelines: • Have a clear and concise subject line that summarizes the content. • Be sure your name is properly formatted in the “From” line. • Be brief and address only one subject. If the reader has to scroll down, the entire e-mail may not be read. • Avoid being too personal. • Announce all attachments and hyperlinks. • Restate any questions asked that you are answering. • Consider sending the e-mail to yourself first; then print it and proof read it. • Stick to one topic per e-mail. • Follow the rules of formal writing and grammar. • Start with a greeting, using titles until permission is given to become more informal. • Close with a signature block that includes more than one form of contact information. • Use line spacing, bullet points, or numbers to make when appropriate, to make your replies visually accessible. • Avoid jargon, acronyms, all caps, etc. • Explain jargon or acronyms when used, when necessary. First Assignment For your first assignment please write and send me an original e-mail in which you identify the three principles of appropriate behavior (a.k.a. etiquette) discussed while you attended our first class. For each briefly define the term and give an example of an action, behavior, or communication that might demonstrate that you embrace this principle. • • • • Send this as an original e-mail; do not reply to one I have previously sent. Include the course number and section in the subject line (i.e. MGMT 516-12 eMail Assignment). Be sure to include an appropriate greeting, an introductory statement announcing the content of the e-mail, and a signature line with two means of contacting you. Follow the guidelines outlined above. ...
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henryprofessor
School: UIUC

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Email on Barrier to Listening and Reducing Anxiety
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Subject: Barriers to Listening and Tactics for Reducing Anxiety
Dear Professor Management:
While reflecting on the information that was provided in the chapter on improving listening
skills, I realized that my desire to formulate a reply while the speaker is still talking is a barrier to
listening that has happened to me in the past on several occasions. However, its occurrence
during conservations with friends that need my opinion on an issue used to be a source of
concern for me. I remember how my friend stopped confiding in me about his relationships
problems because of my failure to understand the issues, which was due to my decision to
evaluate the discussion before gaining a detailed understanding of the sources of the problem.
Therefore, the tendency to assume the meaning of the message that the speaker was trying to
convey is a barrier to listening that has hindered me in the past.
Meanwhile, the use of the body’s relaxation response as a defense against chronic anxiety is the
technique that I regard from the chapter on understanding and reducing anxiety as one th...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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