The Nature of Communication

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Difine and describe the nature of communication in detail? Answer: The nature of communication is the exchange of information between two people. It is required that there be both a sender and a receiver for communication to take place. Communication is reciprocal. So at any time the sender is sending a message the receiver is also sending messages. Effective communication entails the sender encoding a message and transmitting it to the receiver where the receiver successfully decodes the message. So, in English! In your head you know what you want to say. So you put it into words in a language you know and you "send it" to your receiver. You can send it through talking, posting it on a message board, sending an e-mail, etc. This goes…show more content…
He decided it was time to hire me to teach his people how to shake hands, too! Being familiar with the following handshakes will help you immensely in your relationship-building activities: Controller A person extends his hand to you, web-to-web, and as soon as your hands are linked, he purposely maneuvers his hand onto the top. He's telling you he wants to be in charge. Keep that in mind as the interaction continues. Sandwich Use this one only with people you know. When you envelop another person's hands, you are invading their private space ... where you are to be only when invited. Society promotes the standard handshake but is not as tolerant of using both hands. By the way, this handshake is also known as the politician's handshake ... which may be cause enough for most people to avoid it! Dead Fish Imagine rubbing a scaly, dead fish in your hands ... and you got the picture. Your hands typically are wet for two reasons: You are nervous or you have been holding a cold beverage in your right hand and move it to your left just before you shake hands. In either case, it is extremely unpleasant for the receiver. If you experience anxiety, wipe your hands on a napkin, the tablecloth or even lightly on your clothes. What you spend at the dry cleaners will be paid for quickly by the better impression you make. As for the beverage, use common sense. Limp Fingers Women, far more than men, extend their fingers rather than their
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