Types of Effective Communication Essay

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Communication There are types of communication that we use in our daily life, which are: verbal and non-verbal communication. The way you react to those communications is effective too. Both of these types of communication can be very effective when you communicate with someone or people. Effective communication also depends on who we are talking and whether we agree with what they are saying. Effective communication can solve this friendship breakdown. Non-verbal communication with you friend could be: eye contact, body language (positive and negative), posture, , facial expressions and head movements. Non-verbal communication can be misinterpreted. Self concept is the way you see yourself and feel. This allows you to see how similar and…show more content…
Private self is the person you believe yourself to be in an honest reflection and you don’t reveal all of this to another person. Public self is the way you want to appear to people. We try to have multiple identities based on the people we are interacting with. Strategic identity management is when you make a conscious effort to play a role. Face to face impression (non-verbal) is linked to strategic identity management. Unintentional identity management is when you unconsciously play a role in a situation like this friendship breakdown situation. Integrity identity management is finding out how true you are to yourself when you are playing a role. This can cause moral and ethical issues and conflict with your core values. Listening Good listening skills can strengthen your relationship with them. We can have poor listening skills if the message we receive is overloaded. Having a hearing problems, cultural differences, media influences (we want to see more than we hear), psychological and physical noise that can distract what we trying to listen. In this friendship breakdown situation you need to examine whether you listened to your friend effectively. Good listening skills are: • When you focus on the speaker’s non verbal communication like observing, body language, posture and facial expressions • Avoid any
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