Assignment # 1 – Chapter 8 Case: Whole Foods
The Impersonal Nature of an Online Forum
- Discuss how the basic interpersonal communication model that is presented in Figure 8.1 can be applied to the impersonal nature of an online forum
- How does defensive communication enter into this case?
- How is the Internet transforming the way people communicate?
- Discuss the ethical problems that are revealed by examining John Mackey’s online postings in relation to the communications provision of the Whole Foods Declaration of Interdependence?