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Essay On Barriers To Effective Communication

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I graduated from butte college in 1997 with an AS degree in Licensed vocational nursing. I later decided to further my education in nursing and returned to college, I graduated with an AS degree in Registered nursing in 2002 from butte college. I am currently attending Pacific college to earn my BSN degree. Right after I obtained my LVN license I went to worked at Oroville hospital, I worked for Oroville hospital for one year, then I decided to make a change and I went to work for California Forensic Medical Group which is a subcontracted company for the Butte County jail and I have been there ever since. I am married and have 4 boys and 2 dogs. In my spare time I love to ride my Harley.
The topic I will be discussing is the importance …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that communication is vital to maintaining a safe and efficient workplace. good communication skills are needed in correctional facilities because we communicate by radio.
  • Opines that if one is not sensitive to a person needs when communicating, they will shut down and not listen to what they are trying to communicate.
  • Explains that lack of basic communication skills include not making eye contact, not understanding people, and not showing interest in the person.
  • Explains that if one does not understand the subject, they will not be able to discuss or explain it in detail. this can lead to miscommunication.
  • Explains that if someone is having a bad day and is emotional upset, they may not be able to understand what you are trying to communicate to them.
  • Explains that lack of confidence interferes with the ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Explains the physical distractions that affect communication are communication in a noisy place, and being too close or too far away from the person or audience.
  • Explains that long communication chain can result in inter-personal conflicts between the sender and receiver; lack of interest to communicate; information sharing or access problems which can hamper the channel and affect clarity, accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Explains that lack of feedback or inadequate feedback does not allow employees and their manager to communicate and provide good or bad feedback. this can cause stress, aggression, hurt feeling, and even increase bully in the workplace.
  • Explains that when communicating, be sensitive to culture, language, education levels, religious beliefs, ethics, values, learning or physical disabilities, perception and personal discomforts.
  • Explains that listening is a big part of communicating well with others. a good listener does not interrupt the person while talking. they provide the speaker with their full attention and avoid unnecessary distractions.
  • Recommends using communication skills effectively, active listening, listening to the other person, asking questions, and rephrasing what the person says to ensure understanding.
  • Explains that if you are knowledgeable about the subject and your audience, then you will be able to plan what you want to say, and be prepared to provide feedback.
  • Explains that having confidence is very important when communicating with other people. confidence shows the person that you know and understand what you are talking about, and it helps build trust and respect in the workplace.
  • Explains that they graduated from butte college in 1997 with an as degree in licensed vocational nursing. they are currently attending pacific college to earn their bsn degree.
  • Explains how nonverbal communication affects how people communicate with one another. make eye contact when speaking to the person, stand in a relaxed manner with your arms open and your legs relaxed, this makes you appear approachable.

• Lack basic communication skills include not making eye contact, not understanding people, not showing interest in the person, not being confident, not listening to the other person, not speaking in a clear manner, not using full grammar constructed sentences, talking in a loud manner or not loud enough, projecting bad nonverbal gestures.
• Lack of knowledge of the subject that you are discussing, if you do not understand the subject yourself you will not be able to discuss or explain the subject in detail this can lead to the person not being able to understand the information that is being communicated and can lead to …show more content…

• Listening is a big part of communicating well with others. Take time to carefully listen to what others are saying, and also take time to observe their nonverbal communications. A good listener does not interrupt the person while their talking. they make eye contact with the person speaking. they provide the speaker with their full attention, avoid unnecessary distractions, and try to understand the other persons point of view by being empathetic.
• Use communication skills effectively, use active listening by listening to the other person and paying close attention to what they are saying, asking questions and rephrasing what the person says to ensure understanding.
• Nonverbal communication affects your how people communicate with you. When using nonverbal communication make eye contact when speaking to the person, this show you are focused on the person and the

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