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Barriers in Communication

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Barriers of communication
I. Noise
Noise refers to the distraction and interference in the environment in which communication takes place. This affects the accuracy, clarity or event the arrival of the message.
Noise can be further classified into four different types.
1. Physical noise.
2. Technical noise.
3. Social noise.
4. Psychological noise.

1. Physical noise
Obstruction caused by environmental factors is termed as physical noise.
Physical noise may include noise of the other people taking, passing of traffic, passing of people near the communicating area. This may prevent a message from being heard clearly.

2. Technical Noise
This noise involves the failure of the medium of communication. It includes, crackle on the
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4: Psychosocial barriers
Psychosocial and social barriers are probably responsible for more blocked communication than any other type of barriers. This is true because of people, s different backgrounds, perceptions, values, biases, needs, and expectations. Childhood experience may result in negative feelings towards authority figures (such as supervisors) racial prejudice distrust of the opposite sex or lack of self confidence.
Experience on present or past jobs
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