Please complete this assignment and then submit as your week 10 individual assignment.
- Identify the defensive behavior from the Gibb categories, which are illustrated by each of the disconfirming messages given below.
- Then re-write the statement so that it becomes a confirming message, conducive to creating a supportive climate.
_______1. Sue, turn that off! Nobody can study with all that noise!
_______2. Did you ever hear such a tacky idea as a formal reception with cheap paper plates?
_______3. That idea will never work.
_______4. Oh Hank, you’re so funny for wearing a printed shirt with those pants. Well I guess that’s a man for you.
_______5. Terry, you’re acting like a child.
_______6. CLASS! BE QUIET!
_______7. You may think you know how to handle the situation, but you really don’t have the experience. I know when something’s over your head.
_______8. You have five minutes and that’s it. Now get to work!
_______9. Whatever you decide will be okay with me.
______10. (Spoken to a roommate) Every time I turn around, you have some friend over here eating the food that I’ve purchased. You are such a mooch!!!