Give an example of the difference between being assertive and being aggressive. What is the importance of this in communication?

module 4 You are responsible for minimally at least 3 posts for each question in your discussion boards; your initial post and reply to two of your classmates. Your initial post(s) should be your response to the questions posed in the discussion question. You should research your answer and cite at least one scholarly source when appropriate, and always use quality writing. The discussion board is never a place to use text language or emoticons. You will also be asked to respond to your classmates. This is designed to enhance the academic discussion around the topic. It is all right to disagree with something posted by another, however your responses should always be thoughtful and respectful and reflect your opinions professionally.

Discussion Question:

Give an example of the difference between being assertive and being aggressive. What is the importance of this in communication? In leadership?

Give an example of passive aggressive communication.

What do you think of the statement, “assertiveness is unfeminine”?

What kind of advice would you give to be assertive? What role does being assertive play in handling criticism? In effective communication?

Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook. Please reply to at least two classmates. Replies to classmates should be at least 200 words in length.

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