Professional Behavior and Communication “Professionalism” is a word that is used frequently in both academic and career contexts, to describe a desired quality. But what does it mean exactly?
How do you know a behavior is professional? And what are the effects of unprofessional communication?
For this Discussion, you draw on your workplace experiences to define professionalism and how you exhibit this quality in your interactions with others.
Consider your recent professional experiences, and recall a time when an individual you were working with demonstrated professional or unprofessional actions.
Post an explanation of how you, as a professional, communicate your frustration in a manner that people can hear, understand, and appreciate.
Additionally, describe an incident in your professional experience where a colleague exhibited a behavior or communication that had a positive or a negative effect. How has the incident informed your understanding of professionalism?