PARTICIPATE: “Malcolm Gladwell” Discussion

PARTICIPATE: “Malcolm Gladwell” Discussion
This is a 2-part assignment requiring each student to first respond to a chapter based discussion prompt and then to respond directly to the posts of at least 2 assigned peers BY THE STATED DEADLINES.
Part 1: Initial Discussion Board Post due by 11:59 PM on Wed, 1/11
Part 2: Peer Responses due by 11:59 PM on Sat, 1/14
“Choice, Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce” Discussion
In this assignment, you will reflect on many of the key concepts introduced in Chapters 6, 9, 10, and 11.
Part 1: Discussion Board Post – 60 points
For your initial post, you should watch Malcom Gladwell’s 2004 Ted Talk “Choice, Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce” via the link below and provide written responses to the following discussion prompts.
For [CC] closed captions, watch on YouTube
Discussion Prompts:
Briefly explain Malcom Gladwell’s main argument.
Describe how Gladwell’s main argument relates to the concepts introduced so far (especially in Chapters 6, 9, 10 and11). Specify at least one concept from the one or more of the referenced chapters and include the appropriate terminology.
Your response must be 3-5 sentences in length, clearly written, and where appropriate, provide justification/support.
Feel free to discuss in the context of your chosen product for the project or some other applicable product, service, or industry.


Approximately 250 words