Demonstrative Communication Paper
Demonstrative communication paper
Demonstrative communication is defined as the process of sending and receiving messages and involves exchanging thoughts, messages, or information. This form of communication includes verbal and nonverbal, written or visual, sending, and receiving of messages (Nayab, 2010). There are many different forms of communication. One form of communication is body language. There are many ways a person can receive positive and negative messages from body language, because body language has a lot to do with facial expressions as well as gestures. For instance, poor eye contact during an interview can give the impression that you are not trustworthy and have a lack of confidence.
When verbally communicating a message, it is important to be mindful of the delivery. It is necessary to realize that all language has value and no language is better than any other. Demographic, cultural, business jargon, and dialect all have big roles when communicating cross culturally. Words and acronyms do not always have the same meaning. It is imperative when sending a message verbally for the sender to set the tone for the receiver, thus opening the lines of communication; this is a necessary step for the conversation to continue. This step establishes trust helping to minimize misunderstandings which ultimately allow the persons to be more communicative. Specifics are of utmost importance when communicating in a business atmosphere. For example: a nurse request’s for her aid to go fetch her “that” not specifying what “that” is, thus creating a communication breakdown in a time sensitive arena.
Albert Mehrabian found that 55% of the meaning people send it is contained in facial expressions, 38% of the meaning is contained in the voice, and only 7% of the meeting is contained in actual words. The ways that we communicate nonverbally in an everyday scenario...