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Communication - ... Some people might have different characteristics that one might be attracted too. If a person is not attracted to your appearance they are mostly not come up and have a conversation with you. For example, if an individual, who does not like tattoos, is taking a class and has to choose a partner for a project, but there are only two people left and one of them has tattoos he or she will mostly likely choose the individual without tattoos ,even if the person with tattoos is a very intelligent individual....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication] 1707 words
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Communication - ... It has been always the norm that if someone is not attracted to your appearance they will not start a conversation with you. I will give a real example. In my first year of college, that was before I went to online degree, we had to work on a project and we were given the choice to pick our teams. There was a girl who had earrings on her eyebrows and tongue. Personally I could not stand having her in our team. But our teacher had to squeeze her with us. Since we never interacted with her before the project, we knew nothing about her capabilities....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication] 2076 words
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Communication - ... Most people are first attracted to others because of the way they look. Some people might have distinct characteristics that one might be attracted to such as; blues eyes, short hair, or even a small space between their teeth. If a person is not attracted to your appearance they are not likely to come up and carry on a conversation with you. For example, if an individual, who dislikes tattoos, is taking a class and has to choose a partner for a project, but there are only two people left and one of them has tattoos he or she will mostly likely choose the individual without tattoos ,even if the person with tattoos is a very intelligent individual....   [tags: Verbal and Non Verbal Communication] 1747 words
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Communication - ... I felt helpless as I didn’t know how to help Elsie understand what I was communicating and for me to understand Elsie. I felt more anxious when Elsie became tearful because I felt that my inability to effectively communicate with her had caused her to become upset. Langland and Panicucci (1982) say that using effective communication is vital for establishing the nurse-client relationship, and particularly important with the elderly confused patient in helping them make choices and in providing direction and/or supervision in self-care....   [tags: Effective Communication, Barriers] 1494 words
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Effective Communication - Overview of Section In Long’s chapter “Communication” in Leadership Tripod: A New Model for Effective Leadership (2004), Long defines communication as “the passing of information between at least two parties” (p. 89). He shares general communication principles, ways to improve communication, and evaluate it. His premise is: “Unless those placing leaders, the leaders themselves, and those under leadership can communicate effectively, leadership will not be as strong as it should be in order for the organization to achieve at its highest level” (p....   [tags: Communication]
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Organizational Communication - In today’s era of raising slogan of global village, communication has become a burning issue. The world has turned into a global village, and one cannot survive alone. As man is a social animal, he cannot overcome worldly activities alone. For the fulfillment of daily activities and usual deeds, he needs help from other people and have to communicate with others. Infect, in habitual life everyone spend a lot of time in communicating i.e. writing, reading, talking and listening. People spent most of their time in communicating, for the execution of routine activities everyone needs assistance and support from others....   [tags: Communication] 1180 words
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Rules of Communication - Communication Communication is a process of imparting or transferring thoughts from one entity to another either through language or writing or some other signs (Wrench, McCroskey & Richmond, 2008). Language and other methods of communication, which are appropriate in one semantic environment, are usually not utilized in another semantic environment. For example in playgrounds and sports, children use the expressions like “game plan” or “Captain of the ship” which cannot be used in a different semantic environment for example workplace....   [tags: Communication] 973 words
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Human Communication - Throughout the years there have been different ways that humans communicate with each other whether it be from talking, body language, or sign language. But how does this communication affect us as human beings. There are many different types of communication such as Interpersonal Communications, Intrapersonal Communications, and Cross-Cultural Communications. Finding out how people communicate with each other is a key factor in our lives and we need to be able to understand how we can communicate better with ourselves and each other especially when it comes to communicating with people with cultures unlike ours....   [tags: Communication]
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Communication Principles - ... In this case, James has chosen to email his team members due to the fact they work away from the main office. Email is a fast and efficient communication channel and well suited when proximity is an issue however, email lacks richness, with few non-verbal cues and no opportunity for instant feedback.” As with other written communication there is no tone of voice, facial expressions, posture, body language or gestures to augment your message” (Forsyth, 2009, p. 91). The advantages of using email to communicate with team members who are away from the main office are also its disadvantages....   [tags: Communication]
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Communication in the Workplace - The average worker spends two-thousand and eighty hours a year at their place of employment. Communication within the workplace is often overlooked or not given as much importance as most people should allow, given the amount of time that is spent there. Beyond the more basic verbal speech, one must be aware of the nonverbal symbols and noise that can have an effect on communication. There are also cultural, environmental and internal factors that can effect communication and how successful it can be....   [tags: Communication ]
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Nonverbal Communication - ... This is another way that I can use nonverbal behavior to my advantage. But users beware, it is important to acknowledge cultural differences; a gesture that is common to you could be offensive in other cultures (Wertheim p. 3). Communication in the workplace is evolving and facing new challenges. Much of the communication that occurs in the workplace occurs thru e-mail, instant messaging, and phone conferencing. This saves time, enables us to work from home, and allows us to connect with clients and colleagues from afar, but do we receive the same quality of communication....   [tags: Communication ]
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Interpersonal Communication - There are all different types of communication that people will use through out their life. The most important type of communication is interpersonal communication. Interpersonal communication differs from other forms of communication in that there are few participants involved, the participants are in close proximity to each other, there are many sensory channels used, and feedback is immediate. Interpersonal communication is the information received from listening to what someone else is saying....   [tags: Communication]
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Reasoning and Communication - ... The nonverbal form of communicating, involves mostly body language which includes the eye contact, etc. Some individuals communicate using objects such as clothing, hairstyles, architecture, symbols info-graphics, and tone of voice. The spoken words sometimes contain nonverbal elements called paralanguage. Both the oral and written forms of communication are the most effective and common form of communication. Only with effective communication can an institution prevail, and it must be from time to time....   [tags: Communication ]
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Communication and Vision - ... There were never any goals set for employees to work toward. There was no motivation. Whitman failed to provide anything for employees to strive to achieve. The lack of vision and goals left employees with little to really try for. Though in the restaurant industry appropriate goals may sometimes be difficult to determine, the need still exists to create motivation and a sense of loyalty among the employees (Clark, 1997). In the case of the Longhorn the lack of motivation turned to a complete lack of caring....   [tags: Communication ]
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Communication Breakdown - ... Each individual brings to the situation a different frame of reference. The way a person interprets a situation also depends on emotions. For instance, a simple request to a spouse or child can sometimes turn into rage or result in a tantrum. The response may seem inappropriate but, what actually took place is a response to words. The person may hear what he or she wants to hear rather than hear what was actually said. Mental set, prejudices, and the way the individual chooses to filter or screen what is said will affect the way a message is understood....   [tags: Communication ]
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Demonstrative Communication - ... Merriam-Webster defines non-sequiturs as “an inference that does not follow from the basis premises (Non-sequitur, 2011).” The cause and effect of facial expressions are unrelated. Cultures will differ in nonverbal communication and actions but the facial expressions basically the same. Gestures Body gestures are physical types of nonverbal communication. Tapping of a pencil on a desk while studying, a wave from someone to gain another’s attention, or hand signals such as Sign Language or police directing traffic....   [tags: Communication ]
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History of Communication - Since the beginning of time, people have always been looking for means of communication, but a way to communicate in a fast and easy way. In earlier times, Egyptians carved on rocks, leaving records for the next civilization. The Incans of South America knotted several colored pieces of string in a specific pattern and had a messenger run to the next village to deliver it. Many wrote messages on paper to be delivered by a messenger and some simply sent a messenger to deliver the message orally. Of course, there were many problems with these means of communication....   [tags: Communication] 1032 words
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Interpersonal Communication - ... After I made my decision, post decision dissonance ensued. I then communicated with the individuals who would provide reassurance. Cognitive Dissonance Theory has been prominent throughout various situations in my life. Uncertainty Reduction Theory has also been a pertinent theory as well as being easily understandable and essential to everyday communication. Uncertainty Reduction Theory, developed by Charles Berger, gives individuals the ability to comprehend the essential stages in everyday communication along with the manner in which people gather information about others also in terms of relationships....   [tags: Communication]
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Miss the Communication - Communication: the words we speak, see, and create to inform others of our ideas and intentions. The written word is but one facet of this action, and one, that if improperly used, can lead to various problems of miscommunication. What we speak can be forgotten, what we see or read can be misunderstood, but what we write and show the world may never be fully erased. What and how we write is especially important in today’s world as more and more communication takes place on the internet. While many may enable speech by way of microphones connected to their computers, the very staple of online communication remains writing....   [tags: Communication]
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Demonstrative Communication - ... When analyzing the incorporation of gestures into the study of rhetoric, one can consider the act of oration a theatrical piece. The words can be likened to the scenery and chorus, who provide explicit content and context information. The hands can be likened to actors or dancers, who provide implicit information that forms a synergy in the perceptions of the receiver. An orator can instill a sense of comfort in the receiver by keeping their gestures soft and reserved. Open palm gestures can be used to put the receiver at ease, as the open palm tends to say “I invite you” to them, whereas a pointing, shaking finger might affront the receiver with its threatening movements, which can be likened to a brandished sword or a phallus....   [tags: Communication ]
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Communication Reflection - ... Soon after we agreed on a leader to highlight, assignments were immediately distributed, we established clear lines of responsibility, we established goals for meeting our due date, and we were off to a great start. Knowing that we only had two-weeks to complete the project, we all focused on the goal of completing our individual sections in one week so that our team leader could compile the individual packages into an integrated presentation package. To enhance my participation, contribution to the team, and address my anxiety about the quality of the project, I volunteered to take on an additional role beyond my two sections to serve as the final editor responsible for ensuring that the formatting was consistent and making sure that all in-text citations and references met the APA requirements....   [tags: Communication ]
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Workplace Communication - U01a1 Workplace Communication On January 28, 1986, the whole country watched as the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, killing everyone on board. As with other major disasters in this country, you can ask any person where they were and each one can account for that moment in time, reliving it like it was yesterday. While everyone knows what happened, it was never made entirely clear why this tragedy happened and how bad the breakdown in communication was behind it. Just as the memory of that disaster was fading away, another disaster threw NASA into the spot light again, when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated upon reentry into the earth’s atmosphere on February 1, 2003 (Snarski, 2007)....   [tags: Communication] 721 words
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Nonverbal Communication - ... However, making assumptions like the ones previously stated can be mistaken (Dynamism of Fashion Among Female Undergraduates and its Effects in the Sight of Beholders in a University of Education, Nigeria 2011). Clothing styles such as very tight clothes may be suggestive, showing off, or possibly even unappealing, while clothes with a roomy fit suggest relaxation, easygoing, and maybe even self-assurance (Dynamism of Fashion Among Female Undergraduates and its Effects in the Sight of Beholders in a University of Education, Nigeria 2011)....   [tags: Communication ]
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Intercultural Communication - In the process of globalization, the intimate relationship between people from different racial, ethnic, national and regional groups becomes such a normative thing and is seen as good sign of integration process and social diversity. According to Ho (1990), the definition of “intercultural marriage” is explained as the marriage between partners from different racial, ethnic, national or religious backgrounds. Now intercultural marriage becomes a trend and receives a massive notice, which explains why it appears as frequent topic on several magazines, news, documentaries… Many couples now are more interesting in this topic and also can have better advices in this field than they were 30 years ago, when intercultural marriage was such an unfamiliar and also unaccepted thing worldwide....   [tags: Communication]
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Four Principles of Interpersonal Communication - Introduction A critical review of what has been noted about the four principles of interpersonal communication demonstrates that King (2000) has provided the definitive source for reviewing these issues. According to King, interpersonal communication is: inescapable, irreversible, complicated and contextual. Using these four principles as a basis for research, the current investigation provides a review of each of the four principles and the implication of each of these principles for the nursing professional....   [tags: Communication]
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The Importance of Communication in an Organization - Communication is an important skill for people to have in an organisation. Through the interpersonal communication (communication between two or more people) process, people can exchange information, create motivation, express feelings or apply penalties for inappropriate behavior, all within the workplace (Robbins, et al, 2009). According to Eunson (2008) people who lack communication skills in the organisation should be trained to deal with different situation that involve communicating effectively (p....   [tags: Communication ] 2445 words
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Nonverbal Communication and Cultural Differences - ... (Wood, 2009). Hence, all these touch responses depends on the cultural context of specific culture. Kinesics is referred to as a body language and it is the most common type of the nonverbal communication, it could be a gesture, facial expressions, postures, and eye behaviour. All these modes are nitty-gritty of any nonverbal communication process, and their interpretation depends upon the relative cultural context. Marshall & Rossman (1995) claims that, Kinesics must be used thoughtfully and carefully, as movements and gestures can be easily misinterpreted....   [tags: Communication ]
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Intercultural Communication: An Eveolving Discipline - ... For example, it is important to be conscious about a different dialect or accent (DuPraw & Axner. n.d.). Many cultures have diverse forms of polite language, which can be ambiguous. In the United States people are direct in their requests. On the other hand, if an American were to go to Russia to conduct business it would be counteractive for them to use a high pressure sales technique. They would undoubtedly, be unsuccessful in their transaction (Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette, n.d.)....   [tags: Communication ]
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Personal Communication Profile - Psychology of Communication and Relationship Management Personal Communication Profile Communication is something we do without thinking as it comes naturally. As babies we communicate through sign language. Our hands go out to pick a baby up, the baby soon learns that this language of communication gets results. Crying is another form of attention. As babies age they also learn to talk. They soon learn that saying the correct words along with body language, gets them what they want. Communicating with people I find is my strongest asset and using verbal and nonverbal communication can be testing, but beneficial used in the correct way....   [tags: Communication] 898 words
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Communication: The Key to a Successful Relationship - The success of any relationship relies on the ability to communicate well. Communication is important in all relationships as it allows us to share our interests, concerns, and support of each other. It helps us to organize our lives and make decisions; and it allows us to work together. Effective communication is based on the way we talk and listen, how we respond as well as our body language. We can all learn how to improve the way we communicate because it takes more than words to create a safe, exciting and secure relationship....   [tags: Communication] 842 words
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Communication in "Shattered Glass" - ... After seeing the torment Glass is putting himself through his colleagues simultaneously agree to help him. This shows how Glass would not take no for an answer, and until he gets a response that is in his favor, he is willing to behave in ways that strongly touch people’s emotions, causing an immediate feedback. The second element example is source (sender), where the sender attempts to replicate his or her internal thoughts or feelings into someone else by some type of external messaging medium....   [tags: Communication ]
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The Importance of Good Communication - Good communication is solution the in any organization. It is also the connection between all levels of personal. Good communication can be improved in practically every workplace and community. The Pleasantville district utilizes their human resources department as they conduct random questionnaires and staff submit department suggestions boxes placed randomly thought the school district in which all are answered in a timely fashion. It is very important to employees because they all need to add their verbiage in order to handle the daily stress....   [tags: Communication] 2379 words
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Potential Barriers to Effective Communication - Communication; in the form of speech is a very powerful tool that’s used by everyone. It can be used by major powers tom dictate opinion; it is used by businesses to conduct business transactions, deals etc. And it’s also used by the average person A barrier is an obstacle that keeps people apart and prevents them from communicating effectively; so there are many barriers that stop people from communicating effectively. Personality Sometimes personality can be a major problem for communicating effectively as some people are not always willing to communicate; and would rather trust their own opinions than listen to anyone else....   [tags: Communication,] 567 words
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Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication - ... The stereotypes that a person associate with certain accents and cultures often lead them to see only those things they expect to see, (Delgado & Kobayashi 2011). The cultural paralinguistic property of individual dialect plays a critical role in individual speech communication. There are no utterances or vernacular signals that lack paralinguistic properties, on account of, paralinguistics mandates the presence of a voice that can be altered. The fact that cultures influences the pitch, timbre, and accent of a person proves that it plays a significant role in paralinguistic, or in other words, nonverbal communication....   [tags: Communication ]
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Good Communication is Important in a Family - Tips for learning better family communication skills are important in order for a family to stay in tune with each other. When a child or teenager says he will “be back later”, to a parent it could mean in an hour, but to a teen it could mean eight hours later. In addition, when parents ask their kids to clean their rooms, they usually mean now, but to a child who does not really enjoy the task, unless you are precise in your request, they may comprehend this to mean anytime they feel like it. Sometimes the consequences of a lack of communication can lead to misunderstandings that are harmful or hurtful....   [tags: Communication] 549 words
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Communication Accomodation Theory - ... From the data collected through the participants, 56% gave details on their identity (e.g. territorial belonging, national, regional, European, multiple) (Pana et al., 2010). According to Pana et al. (2010) It does not matter if a member places himself in a European/local/dual identity as long as he consistently communicates and confirms his interest and his good intentions regarding the future of Europe- at this level, convergence defines the mutual respect between different identities and opinions, and no the homogeneity of the views....   [tags: Communication ]
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The Principles of Interpersonal Communication - The Principles of Interpersonal Communication 1, We cannot not communicate, Communication is a natural occurrence between all beings. As we communicate naturally, we concentrate on verbal speech to talk. Our bodies on the other hand give out signals as part of our communication. When we communicate, body language is expressed with intentional and unintentional signs. Some examples are; • The shrugging and slumping of shoulders • Using hand movements • Raising and lowering of eye brows • Facial expressions • Sighing Schmidt (2004) stated a nod of the head or a raised eye brow may be all that is asked of a listener....   [tags: Communication]
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Communication Across Generations - ... My director instructed her to complete this task and walked her through the process. As a member of the Traditionalist Generation, she respects authority, not wanting to disappoint my director. I should have paid closer attention to her nonverbal communication and gone to her for task completion. Being a member of this generation, I may fail to listen actively to those Baby Boomer and Traditionalists that I interact with daily. This incident also raises another issue. POH employees depend on e-mail and the intranet for our as our main sources of communication, but we still have employees who are unsure of their computer literacy....   [tags: Communication ]
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Differences in Male and Female Communication - Communication is an essential part of human life. People perceive things in a different way because of ethnic background differences, attitudes and beliefs, etc. These differences may affect our ability to communicate with our counterpart. Therefore, it is necessary to keep our mind open so that we can reduce the risk of communication breakdown. Men and women are different as everyone knows that. However, their differences are no just physiological and anatomical. Recent researches have concluded that there are remarkable differences between the two genders in the way their brains process information, language, emotion, cognition etc....   [tags: Communication]
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Communication in the Planning Process - Abstract Communication plays a vital role in the planning, strategic and organizing of health care organizations mainly through its ability to facilitate coordination between individuals and departments. In today’s health care environment where health care management and delivery has become convoluted and fragmented, health care organizations are required to be well coordinated in order to provide quality services. Thus as a means to an end, health care managers must learn to utilize effective communication in order to fully coordinate its various services and departments....   [tags: Communication]
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Professional Communication Skills - ... A huge part of communicating, at a professional level, is the worker's ability to listen. Another major problem occurring in this situation is that the client’s feelings are being ignored. By saying, “Are you going to stay there and continue to be abused. There is little point in worrying about children that are not your own,” the worker has judged the client’s situation merely on the content and has omitted to consider the clients underlying feelings (Summers, 2009). The worker has not considered what the lack of contact with those children means to the client....   [tags: Communication ]
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Group Communication Analysis - Communication: Key to any group is the communication of its members. Realizing that we would be working together for a full quarter, the team members were quick to exchange cell phone numbers and email addresses. The cell phone numbers were key as texting proved to be the most efficient method to ask and answer quick questions from other group members while we were on the go and dealing with other aspects of our lives. According to Kirst-Ashman, four aspects characterize positive verbal behavior in effective task groups....   [tags: Communication]
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Detecting Deception in Nonverbal Communication - ... Hurley and Frank's research does not show a significant change in the baseline group when interrogated, but they did see a significant change in the smile suppression groups. In Hurley and Frank's control group, there was a difference in smiling between the truth tellers, and the liars. Even though not instructed to do one or the other, the liars spent less time smiling that the truth tellers. Hurley and Frank also found during their experiment that the participants who had been instructed to suppress their eyebrow movements also inadvertently, it seems, suppressed their smiling as well....   [tags: Communication ]
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Is Cell Phone Communication Secure? - ... 2G, 2.5G, 2.75G The next generation of phones was digital. According to Wikipedia’s comparisons table 2G has about a 72.6% market share. These phones are primarily GSM and CDMA. GSM uses encryption between the user and the network but the ciphers used have been broken in recent year making it possible for calls to be decrypted. 3G This Generation used W-CDMA and CDMA 2000According to Wikipedia’s comparisons table 3G has about a 24% market share. In Michael Walkers article “On the Security of 3GPP Networks” he speaks to the longer encryption keys used in W-CDMA Michael Walker....   [tags: Communication]
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Effective Communication Skills - Listening is a vital element of communication and it is very much different from hearing sense of human. A meaningful communication requires both a good listener and a speaker. However, the effect of a listening style may vary depending on the occasions and situations a listener is in. Sometimes, speaker exhibit ineffective style such as defensiveness, ambushing, pseudo-listening, stage hogging and selective listening in their communication tracks. I am a good listener because I pay my whole attention to the speaker commentswho comes to me so they can be heard....   [tags: Communication] 1138 words
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Three Theories of Nonverbal Communication - “Systematic research on the role of nonverbal behavior in social interaction has been common only in the past 20 to 25 years.”(Edinger and Patterson, 1983, p. 30).because that statement was published in 1983, it is apparent that the study of nonverbal behavior has been around for roughly 50 to 55 years. However, that is still a relatively recent amount of time compared to research in other science fields such as chemistry or biology. Despite the fact that this field is relatively recent there are many theories about our interaction with others....   [tags: Communication]
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Nonverbal Communication Excercise - What is it about human behavior that intrigue or influence us. I am going to share with you a nonverbal exercise I engaged in to determine how my nonverbal communication could, or possibly have, effected how I am perceived by others. For this self evaluated exercise I carefully choose two people, my sister Laura, who I am very close to and Wally, a colleague who I feel comfortable with. Laura’s observation took place in her home and lasted approximately thirty minutes; Wally on the other hand, took place at work and lasted approximately fifteen minutes....   [tags: Communication ] 696 words
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Importance of Communication in the Design Community - Some basic communication skills, can be broken into two categories; verbal and non verbal. Within a professional realm, whether talking/listening to a boss, coworker or client, there are appropriate speaking tones and pitch, informal conversation, formal conversation and formal presentation. When speaking to others, not only the spoken words formulate their evaluation and interpretation of what was just said, but also how the words were pronounced, the rhythm, emphasis, tone and pitch. Before any conversation, presentation, or phone call conversation arrange your thoughts and structure your conversation, this will keep you on the right path and not forget important points....   [tags: Communication]
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Intercultural Communication Through Humor - ... The NS and L2 also try to contextualize the joke and let people know it is supposed to be funny by adding signals such as laughing or smiling. They found that in these intercultural situations, unintentionally hurtful jokes caused by a misunderstanding are often understood as such and not acknowledged as rude. Bell pointed out that although there are “gaps in the cultural and linguistic knowledge” from both sides of the dialog, the L2 is not necessarily at a disadvantage in the conversation (p.38)....   [tags: Communication ]
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Active Listening in Effective Communication - ... Carl Rogers advises that ‘a good rule of thumb is to assume that you never really understand until you can communicate this understanding to the others satisfaction’ (1987). Clarifying meaning and accuracy can be achieved in numerous ways including asking questions and paraphrasing. Paraphrasing allows the listener to check the accuracy of their interpretation of the speaker’s meaning by restating what has been said in their own words (Turner & West 2009: 208 and DeVito 2011: 66). This can also help the listener gain the full picture as paraphrasing often encourages the speaker to extend on what has already been said (DeVito 2011: 66)....   [tags: Communication ]
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Communication in Romantic Relationships - ... There are also direct and indirect strategies to get an idea of another person’s feelings. Direct strategies would be verbal cues. Verbal cues would include using more informal and personal language and the increase of “you and I” and “we.” Indirect strategies would be nonverbal imminence. Indirect strategies could be sitting closer to someone, making more eye contact, increasing touching, leaning forward, and smiling more. Verbal and nonverbal communication can increase chances of establishing a relationship....   [tags: Communication ]
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Communication Self-Analysis - 1. I just started working at Hollister, and it was a great way for me to engage in new conversations and identify the elements that go into interpersonal communication. An essential to this conversation was that she was willing to take her time to get to know me and teach me how to do things, and I was able to listen. The following contexts existed in my conversation with a fellow girl coworker. The physical dimension was that we were at our workplace where it is dimly lit, there wasn’t a lot of people around, and we were surrounded by clothing....   [tags: Communication] 1250 words
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Communication Skills - ... Verbal and non-verbal communication are the main forms of communication (Cant and Aroni, 2008). Verbal communication is subdivided into the vocal category which includes spoken language, and the non-vocal category which includes written communication and communication conveyed through sign language or Braille (Communication and Language). The HPC requires Radiographers to be able to communicate information, advice, instruction and professional opinion in English (HPC’s Standards of Proficiency - Radiographers, 2008) since it is the main language in the United Kingdom (Mandy Barrow, 2009)....   [tags: Communication, Effective Communication] 760 words
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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: THE POWER OF PROPER COMMUNICATION - ... Completing tasks in a timely manner requires communication. A manager must lead their staff in conversing what tasks must be done and when they must be completed by. An owner placing orders face to face or purchase items online still requires effective communication to take place. An item that was ordered from a business two weeks ago, but has yet to arrive to the customer is going to require effective communication in order to resolve the matter. Resolving conflict when they arise, and they will, certainly requires the skill of communicating in a professional and skillful manner....   [tags: Communication ]
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Proper Communication is the Core of Corporate Correspondeces - ... The culprit of poor business communication is the person himself. The lack of communication skills cancels out the advantages technology provides. In many instances poor communication has cost companies millions. Again, we are faced with the same question: What is communication when we cannot understand one another. Basic types of business writing People within the organization communicate in different ways. Internal corporate communications can be categorized into several types: 1. Correspondences: Correspondences can range anywhere from formal to the informal....   [tags: Communication ] 1196 words
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New Computer-based Communication Technologies - ... Most instant messaging client programs do have the ability to change the user’s online status, from “available” to chat, to “do not disturb” (the virtual equivalent of shutting one’s office door) or “invisible” (appears offline to other users). This, however, can send its own message: the user may be seen by others in the organization as either anti-social, unreachable or even not at work. As opposed to these asynchronous technologies, desktop video conferencing allows real time video and audio communication between two or more parties....   [tags: Communication ]
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Nonverbal Cues in Computer-Mediated Communication - ... Email is an imperfect form of communication, therefore we may use it to test the waters of a new idea, for example, and if the idea is not well-received, we can just say the person misinterpreted the email (Duffy.) In this way, we are able to put distance between ourselves and our possibly bad idea without going too far out on a limb. We also use email and texting as a means to avoid dealing with people we don't want to meet with in person. If, say, there is a person who wants to have lunch with another person, but the second person finds the first unpleasant, it is easier and perhaps socially kinder for the second person to send a text saying he's busy than to risk speaking in person and having his nonverbal cues interpreted (correctly, if not intentionally,) as rejection....   [tags: Communication ]
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Communication Skills - On the basis of your observation discuss, with reference to communication theories, the degree to which the people involved demonstrated effective communication skills. Compare and contrast also the usefulness of the selected theories for analyzing the event. ‘’I couldn’t help it’ Daryl I am upset. Somebody told my boss I have a part-time job. Smith And he doesn't like that . Daryl No, he doesn't. He thinks that I am too tired to work. Smith I am sorry. I have to admit I told him. Daryl You told him ....   [tags: Communication]
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Communication Styles - ... This was a way to make sure people did not demean the job of a retail manager by associating it with bad communication. People are often judged by their written communication skills without the opportunity of being able to defend oneself (Fabian, 2010). Torrez’s theories on written communication seem to be strong and show evidence that there is an understanding of the pieces of communication. Torrez also believes that making sure what you put in writing are truthful and will never need to be tested for ethical content....   [tags: Management Communication ]
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Developing Communication - ... Congruence Congruence supportive communication is significant for it is the superior of the interpersonal communities and relationship. Congruence is “what is communicated verbally and nonverbally matches” (Whetten & Cameron, 2005, p. 224). This is an area that I admit that I problems with. My facial expression sometimes can say opposite of what I say. I tend to refrain from saying something; consequently, my expression may say otherwise. My daughter probably saw my frustration or anger even when I did say it....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication] 1241 words
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Rescuing Communication via Surprise and Delight - ... The result is a unique ephemeral package that represents the exchange between Christine and the visitor and provides a formidable keepsake.” Through the Volksboutique storefront, Hill follows her interest in assuming different positions including artist, gamut designer, tailor, merchant, and accountant. “With Volksboutique, the artist enters an economic territory characterized by ‘self-made’ strategies in which questions of artistic self-management are predominant”. When the online shopping experience was first introduced and available, it was surprising and delightful....   [tags: Communication ]
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The Essential Causes of Problems in Scholarly Communication - The current state of scholarly communication is not the result of one particular cause and will not be remedied by a single solution. Stakeholders— librarians, publishers, and faculty —need to work in conjunction to rectify rising costs and restrictions in access. The evolution of Journal Impact Factors has led to loss of control in the information industry. Even advances in electronic publishing have proven to be an expensive endeavor. Other alternatives, including open access initiatives, institutional repositories, and self-publishing do not require the cooperation of commercial publishers....   [tags: Communication ] 1980 words
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Effective Communication - ... This feedback allows the sender transmit further information so that those on the other end of the radio will receive and understand what is transpiring at the officials location (Dorland, 2012). In a way these five steps became known as the basis of communication. Because the information goes through a process that requires the information to transmit through a route that allows both the sender and the receiver to process information until they decode the entire conversation. However, no matter how well a communication process works the people involved will always have barriers that can block the communication process....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication]
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Face to Face Vs. Electronic Communication - ... But are these the only good things related with using the internet. Using electronic communication comes along with many effects. One of the big effects it causes is kids become less social and they keep to themselves. The more media means the less happy they become and the more likely they are to get in trouble. Using media does more harm to yourself than anybody. Antisocial behaviors build up and people become more self-centered. “It is like they don’t want to talk to people” (Gormly 2). It shows that they are lazy, rude, and impersonal....   [tags: Communication] 1706 words
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Communication Patterns of Children During Conflict - ... At the middle and high school age level, it is also important to practice respectful and positive behaviors. At this age adolescents are going through hormonal changes and if adults focus on practicing positive respectful behaviors the habits will form and the child will have the natural skills to interact at an adult level. Focusing on the individual, factors of peer conflict like problem solving, self-regulation, and language are linked with youth who engage in aggressive behaviors toward their peers....   [tags: Communication ]
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Between the Lines: The Importance of Nonverbal Communication - Between the Lines: The Importance of Nonverbal Communication The symbols we use to communicate are the vital fabric that holds human society together. Every day, billions of people around the globe use a plethora of symbols to relay information, exchange ideas, and solve problems. When these symbols are used in an effective way, they can change how someone views life, rouse people to a common cause, or infuse emotions and ideas into those that can understand. But what kind of symbols am I referring to....   [tags: Communication] 1228 words
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Communication Technology - Communication Technology I began brainstorming and searching for products of nature to complete the invention portion of my writing technology assignment. I could not use any of the modern conveniences of writing. This rule totally eliminated the pen, pencil and even nail polish that crossed my mind. I also had to determine a surface for my text considering everything must be natural but not modern. I came up with the idea to use a honeydew and charcoal. The Honeydew would become my surface and the charcoal would become my writing instrument....   [tags: Communication]
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Interpersonal Communication - Over the past few weeks I have had the chance to learn some things about interpersonal communications. Initially, I was under the self-impression that I did a pretty good communicating but I was sadly mistaken. There is so much information being presented during this class that it is a little difficult for me to grasp the concepts as solidly as I should; but feel that over the course of my studies my confidence in in my understanding and being able to put these concepts into practice will greatly increase....   [tags: Communication] 578 words
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Why Should We Study “Oral Communication?” - ... For example, as stated by Jeanne Maes, Teresa Weldy, and Marjorie Icenogle, it is believed that oral communication studies are necessary for students preparing for the business field (“A Managerial Perspective…”). This is because oral communication transforms students into workers who are clear in explaining ideas and directions, are good listeners, and who cooperate well with their coworkers. These skills are beneficial in every other career field as well. Next, oral communication provides us with guidelines for ethical and moral behavior and strong relationships....   [tags: Communication ]
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Theories of Communication - ... Therefore, a comprehensive theory of communication must consider both relational cognition and interpersonal behavior, and provide an explanation of how these two are interdependent with one another. () Also found in the class text, Koerner & Fitspatrick, believe that Family Communication Patterns theory is a comprehensive theory that operates at the levels of both relational and interpersonal behavior (). It also a model to how families create shared social reality through the process of coorientation and the subsequent reformation of the model as a theory of interpersonal behavior....   [tags: Informative, Communication Theories] 2275 words
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Communication: A Fundamental Part of the Early Childhood Teacher's Role - ... Once a teacher has developed relationships with their students, setting limits and expectations should be the next priority. Teachers use their communication skills to discuss student expectations in the classroom. Establishing classroom rules and boundaries is important for students of all ages. Involving students in the creation of classroom limits gives a sense of ownership, meaning that students are likely to follow the limits (Marsh, 2004, p.196). Students must be made aware of the expectations of each lesson....   [tags: Communication ]
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Modern Methods of Communication Have Eroded the Values of Society - Since thousands of years ago, human have been communicating to express their ideas or to exchange information. The development of this communication with the passage of time, as one part of technology development, has led to many of the greatest challenges facing societies worldwide today .This real challenge which resulted from the ways in which mobile communications have become easily affordable and accessible mean that is not a temporary phenomenon which will disappear. Modern methods of communication in this context can be defined as mobile communication technologies, which includes mobile phones, computers and the internet....   [tags: Communication ] 878 words
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Exploring the Different Types of Non-Verbal Communication - Communication is an interactive process whereby people seek to induce some form of change in attitude, belief, or behavior. (Moore, Hickson III and Stack, 2010, p. 5) It is the primary avenue that people use to send and receive messages through predetermined codes. Communication is broken down into verbal and nonverbal communication. Verbal communication is an oral interaction between individuals and considered to be an explicit method of communication. Since sounds, words, speaking, and language are the main mechanism in verbal communication, complex thoughts and ideas can be expressed effortlessly....   [tags: communication] 1040 words
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Interpersonal Communication in Disney Pixar’s ‘Up’ - ... This is an example of an emblem; viewers are aware that this particular gestures means that Carl wants his wife to hurry up and climb the hill at a faster speed. Therefore, it is easy to see just how important the use of body language and movements can be in a cartoon in regards to helping the viewer understand what is going on. Nonverbal communication is not only expressed through our body language, but also by the way we use proximity when communicating. This study of how communicators use space is referred to as proxemics (Adler, Rodman, & Sevigny, 2011), and identifies the relationship between distance and level of acquaintance....   [tags: Communication]
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Informal vs. Formal Communication in a School Environment - The aim of this assignment is to establish whether informal communication is just as important as formal communication in a school environment. My hypothesis at the start of the assignment is that both will be essential in order for a school to run efficiently and for a healthy culture to exist in an educational establishment. However, I first need to outline the nature of the school used for this study. The school is a popular non-denominational 11-18 Comprehensive High School for girls, with some boys in the Sixth Form....   [tags: Communication ] 3612 words
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Comparing Japanese and Americans with a Jewish Background Communication Styles - In contemporary, there is a globalization of society while there are some problems of cross-cultural on communication. This paper examines the use of language from different cultural background in the context of the communication difficulties from cultural difference. By using a situation in which a native Japanese speaker and an American with a Jewish background as an example to demonstrate communication difficulties could arise in their conversational interaction. First of all, there might exist misunderstanding among a native Japanese and an American because of spoken style and sentence formation....   [tags: Communication ] 1459 words
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Flying Head-First into Innovation: Communication in a Campus Community - ... One of the ways they were able to get the initial information out was through the campus-wide informational club gathering “Up-the-Orgs” (Bell). During this event, any student could approach the organization and find out more about it. Now that Flyer Innovations has begun running as a typical organization, it has changed its main method of communication. Flyer Innovations communicates to its members mainly through emails. The second way the club communicates with each other is during meetings....   [tags: Communication]
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Business Communication - ... The employee can either get immediate feedback whether or not the person understands or agrees or disagrees. The communication does not have to be formatted as it does on paper. An employee should still present themselves professionally, but communicating face-to-face is a process, instead of format. Through in-person communication, employees will be able to not only build needed connections, but relationships and trust with co-workers in the business. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is like a staircase, a person needs to satisfy the lower stairs to easily reach and fulfill the higher staircases....   [tags: Employee Relations, Interpersonal Communication] 1784 words
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Active Listening Strategies within Effective Communication - ... As the speaker continues more information is given. The listener is then able to collect the verbal and non-verbal data to gain a better understanding of what is being communicated. In addition to non-verbal body language, clarify meaning and accuracy assists the listener to gain an understanding of what is being said and helps to minimise misinterpretation. Misinterpretation occurs when a message is not understood as the sender had intended (Duck & McMahan 2009: 18). Carl Rogers advises that ‘a good rule of thumb is to assume that you never really understand until you can communicate this understanding to the others satisfaction’ (1987: 4)....   [tags: Communication ]
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Major Discoveries in Electrical Communication in the 1800’s - ... In fact in between Amperè’s publication relating electricity to magnetism in 1820, and Faraday’s publication of the law of induction in 1831, Georg Ohm would publish The Galvanic Circuit Investigated Mathematically. This book documents the numerous experiments that Ohm conducted with galvanic circuits composed of varying materials. The result of these experiments was the concept of resistance. Ohm stated, “In a galvanic circuit consisting of two heterogeneous prismatic parts, there takes place in regard to its electrical state a sudden transition from the one part to the other at each point of excitation, forming the tension there occurring, and from one extremity of each point to the other a gradual and uniform transition” [5]....   [tags: Communication ]
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