Non Verbal Communication

2465 Words Oct 27th, 2010 10 Pages
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

NON VERBAL COMMUNICATION

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
1ST YEAR

Contents

Introduction

Body 1. The Power of Nonverbal communication and Body Language. 2. Reading Nonverbal Communication Cues. 3. Parts of Nonverbal Communication. 4. Using body language and nonverbal communication successfully. 1. Tips for successful nonverbal communication. 4.2. Nonverbal communication and body language: Common mistakes. 4.3. Nonverbal communication is one of the five key skills of emotional intelligence. 5. Limits to communicating non-verbally. 6. Reading nonverbal behavior.

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The way you look at someone can communicate many things, including interest, affection, hostility, or attraction. Eye contact is also important in maintaining the flow of conversation and for gauging the other person’s response. Gestures are woven into the fabric of our daily lives. We wave, point, beckon, and use our hands when we’re arguing or speaking animatedly - expressing ourselves with gestures often without thinking. However, the meaning of gestures can be very different across cultures and regions, so it’s important to be careful to avoid misinterpretation. For example, in American culture agreement might be indicated by the head going up and down, whereas in India, a side-to-side head movement might mean the same thing. We also look to posture to provide cues about the communicator; posture can indicate self-confidence, aggressiveness, fear, guilt, or anxiety. Consider how your perceptions of people are affected by the way they sit, walk, stand up, or hold their head. The way you move and carry yourself communicates a wealth of information to the world. This type of nonverbal communication includes your posture, bearing, stance, and subtle movements. Tactile: We communicate a great deal through touch. Think about the messages given by the following: a firm handshake, a timid tap on the shoulder, a warm bear hug, a reassuring pat on the back, a patronizing pat on the head, or a
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