Essay on Communication Skills

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On the basis of your observation discuss, with reference to communication theories, the degree to which the people involved demonstrated effective communication skills. Compare and contrast also the usefulness of the selected theories for analyzing the event. ‘’I couldn’t help it’ Daryl I am upset. Somebody told my boss I have a part-time job. Smith And he doesn't like that ? Daryl No, he doesn't. He thinks that I am too tired to work. Smith I am sorry. I have to admit I told him. Daryl You told him ? Why ? Smith I couldn't help it. He asked me point-blank. (http://www.englishdaily626.com/conversation.php) Every single one has its ability to communicate with one another, communication skills…show more content…
(communication. Office of superintendent of Public instruction. Retrieved on March 14.) Communication is the articulation of sending a message, through different media whether it be verbal or nonverbal, as long as a being transmits a though provoking idea, gesture, action, etc. (media. Online Etymology dictionary. Retrieved on March 14, 2008) Communication is central to all of these worlds (that we build together), not in the sense of control, which positivist ontology naturally favors, but in the sense of dialoguing an ongoing process that respects the autonomy of different reality constructions, enables each participant to interrogate his or her history and grow beyond it. Dialogue probably is the most noble form of human interaction, and communication scholars should be the first to appreciate its outstanding human qualities. (Krippendorff, 1989, p. 94) Communication scholars have intensified their interest in theories of dialogue during the past 20 years, finding and creating applications in interpersonal, organizational, intercultural, rhetorical, media, community, and performance settings (see, e.g., the earlier collections of essays we edited on the theory and practice of dialogue—Anderson, Baxter, & Cissna, 2004; Anderson, Cissna, & Arnett, 1994; Cissna, 2000). From the first conversation, we can assume that Daryl expressed his feeling through the conversation, he used decent words to express his
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