Assignment: Analysis of Self-Presentation: Personal vs. Professional
Does a business suit make you look professional, or outdated? Does your personal style tell the world something about your identity?
In this Assignment, you will describe your language, dress, and behaviors and how they impact others view of you.
To prepare for this Assignment:
- Read the Communication Program Professional Writing Guidelines.
- Read the article â€œTransforming Perceptions: 10 Steps to Managing the Way You Are Perceived at Work.â€
- Read the article â€œPersonal Brand Rehab: How to Redefine the Way Youâ€™re Perceived at Work.â€
- Read Chapter 2: Communication and Perception.
By Day 7
Write a 1-2-page paper that addresses the following:
- Describe your personal identity in a professional setting as well as in a personal setting. How do you communicate in each of these through your language, appearance, and behaviors?
- How do these differing presentations of self affect the way that people in those environments view you? What do you think would happen if you didnâ€™t change these things?
Please Note: Be sure to reference at least one scholarly or popular source to support your answer(s).