According to Worldometers, in late November, 2018, the U.S. population was 327,726,061 and the world population was estimated at 7,666,602,725. Considering those numbers, do you think the United States is in a population crisis? Do we have enough land and resources to support a continuous increase in population? Should we, as a nation, concentrate on controlling our population or controlling resource use? Why, or why not?
For this unit’s discussion, consider the process you have gone through as you revised your paper so far—the introduction and literature review. What have you found to be most helpful for you? What would you share with others about your process? What techniques, tips, and methods have you used to help the process go more smoothly for you? You can also describe methods that were not as helpful to you and what you would like to do in the future that you think might be better.
Keep in mind that the spirit of this writing is to think about ways that you and others might improve your writing process.
Without including names, describe a situation in which you have witnessed a leader acting in an unethical manner. What effect did the leader’s actions have on organizational or team performance? If you have not experienced this, try to think of a time when you witnessed highly unethical behavior, and describe the impact that these actions had on organizational or team performance.
Sometimes, people writing in a professional context must create negative messages, such as a letter of termination, a press release regarding a company error, a denial of a claim, or a poor performance review. When you write such a negative message, what are your objectives? What are some strategies you can use to write the negative message effectively?