How do you manage a negative perspective crashing against the worst possible interpretation?
Here is the context:
In an email, I asked a clarifying question about my role
It was met with an accusation of unethical bias
An offensive and incorrect interpretation of my query
Plus my query was never actually replied to
This type of response in a professional relationship proved to be very frustrating indeed
Wading through the connotations and denotations to get to the bare bone facts to perform my job, proved distracting
Can I be that pc, to avoid the negative wording that this person seems to need and thys access the response that I require to do my job?
His way of communicating smashes straight into mine. I am blunt and prefer honesty.
I expect that at least from my managers and especially clear guidelines on how to perform my role effectively
A manager who judges how on track you are by how fiercely you respond to the allegations seems slightly idiotic to me
Is that really professional or good enough? Not to me, not if they want to engage my opinion or even form of effective communication with me
My team leader suggests that I have a gag at the ready for the team upcoming team meeting
He predicts a rousing discussion as the email offensive writing style of the manager carries through into their oral skills or lack thereof
We shall see how much of their “communication” style that I can accept before biting back