Imagine that you are the owner of a small jewelry store. A customer leaves a family heirloom with you for cleaning. By mistake, a salesperson sells the ring to another customer. How would you handle the situation? Now, imagine that you were the customer who purchased the ring for your fiancé. When the owner calls you to tell you about the situation, what do you do?
In response to your peers, consider your peers’ response. If they disagree with your response, consider the factual assumptions they have made which form the foundation of their opinion. Can you challenge those assumptions while furthering your discussion? If your responses are similar, consider posing a hypothetical question to test your peer’s conclusions.
Regardless of whether you are an attorney arguing in court or a business stakeholder pitching to shareholders or a potential client, adding support for your argument from appropriate resources strengthens your content. For this discussion board, be sure to include a citation to an appropriate source that supports the point you are making. (HINT: Your textbook is a great source!)