BUS128 SJSU Business Communication Generational Conflict In The Workplace

Us vs. Them: Generational conflict in the work place

Description

Please read p. 77 in your textbook, and the articles listed below.

You will write an essay response and answer the questions from the textbook. Provide your analysis in cross-generational communication in a thoughtful manner about how you would approach communication with various employee age groups.

Resources

p. 77 textbook

Don’t Let Generational Conflict Kill Your Small Business (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Generational Conflict At Work: Separating Fact From Fiction (see link in this module)

Assignment Expectations

Length: 2-3 pages, double spaced (not including cover and references)

  1. Summarize this topic
  2. Answer the questions
    1. What are the main differences between generations at work?
    2. How are the generations similar and different?
    3. What are misconceptions about each generation?
    4. How has technology influenced each generation at work?
    5. How would you resolve a conflict between a Boomer manager who worries about the privacy and productivity aspects of social networking and a Gen Z employee who wants to use these tools on the job?
  3. Conclusion
  4. Cover page and references page, please cite any materials used including the above resources (APA or MLA format is acceptable)

Rubric

Written Assignment

Written Assignment

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent and Analysis

25.0 pts

Exemplary=A (Far Exceeds Standard)

Content indicates synthesis of ideas, in depth analysis and evidences original thought and support for the topic.

19.0 pts

Above Average=B (Exceeds Standard)

Content indicates original thinking and develops ideas with sufficient and firm evidence.

13.0 pts

Adequate=C (Meets Standard)

Content indicates thinking and reasoning applied with original thought on a few ideas.

1.0 pts

Inadequate=D (Below Standard)

Shows some thinking and reasoning but most ideas ar underdeveloped and unoriginal.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization

15.0 pts

Exemplary=A (Far Exceeds Standard)

Writing shows high degree of attention to logic and reasoning of points. Unity clearly leads the reader to the conclusion and stirs thought regarding the topic.

11.0 pts

Above Average=B (Exceeds Standard)

Writing is coherent and logically organized with transitions used between ideas and paragraphs to create coherence. Overall unity of ideas is present.

8.0 pts

Adequate=C (Meets Standard)

Writing is coherent and logically organized. Some points remain misplaced and stray from the topic. Transitions evident but not used throughout essay.

1.0 pts

Inadequate=D (Below Standard)

Writing lacks logical organization. It shows some coherence but ideas lack unity. Serious errors.

15.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle and Format

5.0 pts

Exemplary=A (Far Exceeds Standard)

Meets all formal and assignment requirements and evidences attention to detail; all margins, spacing and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled with professional look.

4.0 pts

Above Average=B (Exceeds Standard)

Meets format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled.

3.0 pts

Adequate=C (Meets Standard)

Meets format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; essay is neat but may have some assembly errors.

1.0 pts

Inadequate=D (Below Standard)

Fails to follow format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of essay needs attention.

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar and Mechanics

5.0 pts

Exemplary=A (Far Exceeds Standard)

Essay is free of distracting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors; absent of fragments, comma splices, and run-ons.

4.0 pts

Above Average=B (Exceeds Standard)

Meets format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; essay is neat and correctly assembled.

3.0 pts

Adequate=C (Meets Standard)

Meets format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; essay is neat but may have some assembly errors.

1.0 pts

Inadequate=D (Below Standard)

Fails to follow format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of essay needs attention.

5.0 pts

Total Points: 50.0