Thursday, May 23, 2019
Bad News Messages
Two Questions In your opinion, when a caller-up suffers a setback, should you soften the repair by letting the high-risk news out a little at a epoch? Why or why not? AND Is intentionally de-emphasizing bad news the same as distorting graphs and charts to de-emphasize unfavorable data? Why or why not? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts. ANSWERS When a come with suffers a setback, delivering the bad news a little at a time creates confusion and uncertainty about the true nature and tip of the problem, which gives rally to complexities or difficulties in effectively addressing the situation.Doing so also creates a rather negative image of the company, especially when interested parties or stakeholders learn about the extent of the bad news and the implications to them from other sources. It is inevitable for companies to suffer setbacks throughout its operations because of the number of poorly managed and uncontrollable factors influencing companies. However, setbacks even tually lead to solutions but the effectiveness depends on the manner that the setback is recognized, analyzed, communicated and handled.Communicating bad news in its full gravity but delivering this in an objective and rational manner by providing all apposite facts, assessment of the situation, and alternative solutions to draw constructive discussions on the best action or response constitutes a more fulfilling management of bad news messages. De-emphasizing the companys bad news amounts to the distortion of graphical data because in both cases, the company is manipulating facts to present a different view of the situation, often in favor of the company.Everyone What about the media leaks? Right now many companies are downsizing and they learn about this by reading news stories first. Are any of you on the job(p) for a company going through this? How is the company handling ANSWERS In the age of schooling, it is nearly impossible for large corporations to prevent media leaks. S ometimes, media leaks are even crafted by the top management of companies as a means of controlling or influencing the ultimate outcome of whatever crisis is occurring.By leaking information to the media, companies are able to manage the impact of the situation and soften negative blows to the company or ensure that the information communicated to the public is accurate and true. As part of a non-profit organization, stakeholders often learn information on a nationwide corporate downsizing, during the height or even after the actual fallout.Due to the different structure and practices in a non-profit organization, it takes some time before the lower rung of the organizational structure experience the effects of downsizing, and then, it is no secret. However, in instances when the media get hold of information on the downsizing, the organization direct opens communication lines to dialogue with the interested parties to explain or clarify and allay fears and suspicions.