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Module 5 Assignment 2 Strategies for Helping a Client Overcome Resistance

03 Mar

Module 5 Assignment 2 Strategies for Helping a Client Overcome Resistance

In this assignment, you will discuss strategies for helping a client accept feedback that is provided as part of the organizational assessment. As you know, sometimes it is hard for a client to accept his or her issues and areas of concern from an outsider. In this assignment, you will discuss some of the reasons for clients to resist feedback and be resistant to change.

Specifically, you will complete the following:

  1. On the basis of your readings, explain why leaders are sometimes resistant to feedback.
  2. Discuss ways you can identify resistance. What kinds of behaviors can a client display that would indicate he or she is resistant to feedback?
  3. On the basis of your readings from the text, articles, and other research, describe some strategies a consultant can use for overcoming resistance.
  4. Discuss skills and traits that would be important for a consultant to use to help a client overcome resistance.

Submission Details:

  • By Wednesday, February 13, 2017, post your paper to the M5-Assignment 2 Dropbox.
  • Your paper should rely upon at least three sources from professional literature. This may include the Argosy University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, or .gov).
  • Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; paper should be 2-4 pages following APA rules for attributing sources.
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Response Criteria
Provided an in-depth explanation or analysis on why leaders are sometimes resistant to feedback. 12
Discussed ways to identify client resistance; identified behaviors clients may display that would indicate their resistance to feedback; identify and discuss strategies to implement to overcome resistance. 8
Used a clear, logical, and organized line of reasoning.  Provided adequate justification and evidence supporting the viewpoints expressed. Used a minimum of three reference sources from professional/scholarly literature. 6
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.  Referenced on at least three resources other than course lectures. 6
Total: 32

 

 
 

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