Recall a time when you received bad news, either in your academic or professional experience, which was not delivered in a very tactful manner. Or, recall a time when you delivered bad news, which you might have delivered in a more sensitive way. What were the circumstances of the event? What bad news buffering strategies could have lightened the blow of the bad news you received, or, how might you have better buffered the bad news you delivered? Finally, comment on why you think it is important to be sensitive when delivering bad news within organizations and to other organizations? Obviously, there are individual’s feelings to consider, but what are some other important considerations?