Provide at a 150 word graduate level response to each of the following questions.
1. You have been excelling in your position and gaining a good deal of attention from your managers and coworkers. While your managers are praising your work, your coworkers are making fun of you and calling you a brownnoser. Because you do not like being made fun of, you start to reduce your efforts. What role has communication played in the changes to your behavior?
2. You have recently been promoted to district manager of a large scale restaurant chain which specializes in affordable meals in a pleasant environment. In accordance with management objectives, you are responsible for increasing sales of appetizers by 20 percent by the next quarter for the 15 locations in your area. Keeping channel richness in mind, how will you make contact with the restaurant employees to facilitate the sales increase?