“Demonstrative communication includes nonverbal and unwritten communication and involves such things as facial expressions, tone of voice, body language, and so forth”(University of Phoenix, 2011, P2). This paper will discuss a detailed explanation of effective and ineffective demonstrative communication. This paper will show demonstrative communication positive and negative for the sender of this message and also the receiver. Included is an explanation of how demonstrative communication involves listening and responding to the sender and receiver. There are times we can communicate without using a word, for instance a mother can communicate her feelings to her child simple using facial expression, by looking at them firmly without blinking her eye, and the child upon seeing this knows their mother means for them to stop the unacceptable behavior. Facial expressions, body language, and voice tone are all illustrations of demonstrative communication.
Ineffective and Effective Demonstrative Communication
Demonstrative communication can be effective and ineffective depending on how clearly the message or information is received or understood. Effective communication is essential in order to improve our daily interactions at home, work, and school. Effective communication is shared understanding of the information between the sender and receiver of the message sent. It also involves understanding feelings, thoughts, wants, needs, and intentions of the communicators which may not openly expressed in words. For example, we may get an email the manager sent regarding accounts filed a certain way, but a shared understanding of why or how important a particular filing procedure is in the office. Effective communication means you must know your audience to accurately send the communication or messages needed. Emailing, social networks, and chatting have been criticized as being impersonal...