The Process of an Effective Communication

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Effective Communication
Communication is an inevitable process of human connection to knowledge, learning and social interaction. Through communication, individuals are able to convey their thoughts and feelings in various ways with hopes in perhaps the desired outcome that others understand what is conveyed. Communication is an exchanged between individuals through words, body language, and symbols. Seventy percent of an individual's day consists of some form of communication (Wallace & Roberson, 2009). From people in groups chatting and listening to one another, sitting before a television, watching local, state and national news, or two persons texting each other through their mobile devices or personal computers are a few examples of communication. In fact, this individual paper, "Effective Communication" is too another form of communication.
The Process of Communication and the Components of Each
The Webster's New World Dictionary Online defines the communication as the activity of communicating or conveying information; something communicated by or between people or groups (Webster's Dictionary Online, 2006). Communication is a process of exchanging verbal and nonverbal ideas that involve an interaction of people or group with the goal of the exchanged information interpreted as intended. The flow of the communication process requires the following five basic steps; (1) Context of an idea, (2) conveying/encoding the message through a chosen medium, (3) recipient/decoder receiving the information, (4) comprehension of the information, and (5) feedback to the sender (Wallace & Roberson, 2009).
To illustrate, two people are communicating to each other through text messages on their mobile devices, (mobile smartphones, or ...

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