Introduction to Communication

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Communication may be intentional or unintentional, may involve conventional or unconventional signals, may take linguistic or non-linguistic forms, and may occur through spoken or other modes(Wikipedia 2014).. The main aim of communicating is to get your information across it doesn’t necessarily have to be understood. Effective communication is the process through which a message is sent to an intended receiver and it is understood by him/her before sending back the required response (Ask n.d). Effective communication happens when a desired effect is the result of intentional or unintentional information being exchanged which is decoded by between multiple entities and acted on in a desired way (Wikipedia 2014).The ability to give desired feedback is the first important part of effective communication

Communication process
Communication happens in a loop in the sense that it is a continuous thing starting from the sender’s message down to the receiver’s feedback. The communication process is made up of several process. These several processes could be grouped as follows (Effective communication skills, 2012, p. 8,9,10):
• Source
• Message
• Encoding
• Channel
• Decoder
• Receiver
• Feedback
• Context
This I call the chain of…