Critique an office space or business environment focusing on the messages communicated in the environment. Examine the furniture, the wall coverings, the pictures, the carpet, the artifacts of power, gatekeepers, etc.
In your evaluation, discuss how you perceived the office space. Explore the presence of power and the degree of “welcomeness” you experienced. Use specific details to describe the setting.
Additionally, describe the nonverbal behaviors of anyone you see in the area. Describe specific gestures or things like dress and attitude. What messages are they communicating?
Finally, answer the following question: Can one communicate without every speaking a word? Why or why not? If yes, how?
UNIQUE POSTING LENGTH: Approximately 100 words