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					Communication…
    What is it?
The Dictionary “Definition”


• a verbal or written
  message

• a technique for
  expressing ideas
  effectively
The Definition for this Class

a process by which
    information is
      exchanged
       between
individuals through
 a common system
 of symbols, signs,
     or behavior
Communication Characteristics

•   Communication is a Transaction
•   Communication is Learned
•   Communication is Governed by Rules
•   Communication is Inevitable
•   Communication is Irreversible
•   Communication is Unrepeatable
Types of Communication

• Intrapersonal Communication – within yourself
• Interpersonal Communication – with other
  people
• Small Group Communication – with teams and
  peer groups, 4-6 people
• Organizational Communication – within
  businesses and bureaucracies
• Public Communication – with your classroom or
  similar audience
• Mass Communication – with the nation and
  world via television or radio
Why do we communicate?

• To discover – information about yourself,
  other people, and the world around you
• To relate – to enter into and maintain
  relationships
• To help
• To persuade
• To play – pleasure, escape and relaxation
In Conclusion:

If you can master your communication
   skills, you can get what you want. You
   will be a better persuader, a more
   effective listener, a better citizen and
   more able to enjoy social events.

Good Luck on your Communication
 Journey!

				
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