Barriers to Communication

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Real Life examples of Barriers to communication

Managerial Communication Assignment : EPGP07
Vipin Suresh T (EPGP-07-096)

# | Type of barrier | Example | Factor(s) affected | 1 | Physical Barrier | | Noise | Hearing and listening during oral communication get affected at places like a noisy factory and crowded markets | Completeness and clarity | | Time | A communication made at wrong time will be received incompletely. | Consideration and courtesy | | Distance | Faulty seating arrangement in the room can also become a barrier to effective communication, for whichever seats the employees may be occupying, they definitely want an eye contact with one another for effective delivery and receipt. | Completeness and clarity | | Environment | Warm weather or cold weather can cause affects on people's perceptions and their abilities to make decisions. Different climates affect people's views in different ways and can be a barrier to communication caused by environment. | Clarity | | Defects in medium/ channel | Defects in courier service or defects in fax/ printer causing delay and incomplete delivery of message. | Completeness and clarity | 2 | Physiological Barrier | | Physical limitations of humans | Health conditions, hearing problem, poor eye sight etc. may lead to incomplete grasping of the communication that one receives. | Completeness and clarity | | Mental limitations of humans | Inability of young children to understand complex and lengthy instructions and inability of elder men to understand new technologies | Consideration | 3 | Language & Semantic Barriers | | Accent / pronunciation | Variation in accent between people from different countries would create inadequate exchange of ideas during verbal communication (eg: English conversation between a Japanese and a Russian) | Clarity and Correctness | | Use of…...

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