Bcom 275 Wk 2 Assignment

849 words - 4 pages

Week 2 Assignment: Demonstrative Communication Paper
Karin Krause
BCOM/275
January 17, 2013
Richard Orono
Demonstrative Communication

Communication could best be explained as the passing of information, ideas or messages between senders and receivers. While seemingly a straight-forward process on paper, the skill to communicating effectively is complicated due to multiple messages which are conveyed in methods other than the spoken word. The reality of communication is people convey messages with everything from eye contact and body movement to facial expressions and vocal tone when communicating. In fact, according to Mehrabian (1981), ...view middle of the document...

As they are walking toward the office, one person, an assistant editor, begins casually discussing an issue with meeting deadlines for the monthly publication. During the conversation, she noticed one of the journalist crossing her arms, giving brief responses, and starting to walk faster. Initially, the nonverbal exchange could be interpreted negatively with the assistant editor growing irritated and feeling not heard due to interpreting the journalist’s actions as avoidance techniques. The reality of the situation was actually quite different. The journalist was so distracted by the fact she was cold that she neglected to truly attend the conversation. However, due to communication failure on the journalist’s part, that she was physically uncomfortable, the journalist will now need to explain the unintentional rude behavior and let the assistant editor know there was no intent to ignore the conversation. While unintentional, both receiver and sender experienced an ineffective and negative message transfer. A couple of small changes to improve communication efforts would have made this scenario a lot smoother.
In fact, several steps can be utilized to improve communication, beginning with an actual desire to change or improve communication efforts. Next, determine whether there are any existing communication barriers. Then, make a resolution to actively listen, not just hear. The reality is that most people can hear, however, listening is a talent that must be practiced. In addition to resolving to listen better, both communicators need to be able to correctly identify and interpret nonverbal messages. Finally, realize communication improvements do not happen immediately. This is ability needs regular practice to see improvements. (“Communication,” 1998)
When considering other ways to improve communication techniques,...

Other Papers Like Bcom 275 Wk 2 Assignment

Bcom 275 Entire Class Individual and Team Assignments and Dqs Bcom 275 (Business Communications & Critical Thinking)

1225 words - 5 pages : • Cite a meaningful misunderstanding rather than a general or less material misunderstanding. • Use business- or work-related examples rather than personal ones. Identify the roles of the sender and receiver, such as manager, peer, subordinate, client, vendor, and so forth.   BCOM 275 week 2 Individual Assignment Demonstrative Communication Paper Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing demonstrative communication. Demonstrative

International Trade and Finance Speech

2279 words - 10 pages . |Wk. 2 |3 | |Discussion Questions |Respond to weekly discussion questions. |Wk. 2 |1 | |Individual |Resource: Figure 3-1 in Ch. 3 of Macroeconomics. |Wk. 2 |10 | |Fundamentals of

Communicating in the Workplace

524 words - 3 pages BCOM/275 Assignment 1.1 from Ch. 1 of Communicating in the Workplace. First misunderstandingWho was the sender? Manager |   | Who was the receiver? Me (Employee) |   | What was the message? Blame about an account not paid. |   | What channel was used to send the message? Face to face communication |   | What was the misunderstanding that occurred? Manager was blaming me about giving a check to a client that wasn’t mine and client

Reasoning Aptitude

326 words - 2 pages Career Plan Building Activity: Reasoning Aptitude Scott S. Smith BCOM/275 Version 2 26 May 2014 Ms. Linda Burr Career Plan Building Activity: Reasoning Aptitude Cooperating was my strongest selection from my Reasoning Aptitude. In working for one of the largest businesses in the world, respect for other co-workers views is critical in day to day operations. My individual thinking style has morphed many times in my career and still

Rebuttaln

802 words - 4 pages BCOM 275 3/31/12 Week 2 assignment Definition Demonstrative communication is a bi-directional process between both the receiver and the sender where non-verbal communication is the only way of communication involved. In a demonstrative communication, the sender is dispatching a message non-verbally and the receiver is translating it in a way where the correct message needs to be attained. Facial expressions, voice tone and body language

Communications Effective & Ineffective

1046 words - 5 pages Communications Effective & Ineffective Rebecca Edwards BCOM/275 December 14, 2011 University of PhoenixDale J. Harrington Communications Effective & Ineffective Communication is a process of sending and receiving messages. Communication is to listen, receive information and someone else’s thoughts in writing, verbal or in person. I believe communications can be non-verbal or verbal. Verbal communications can be written or

Bcom 275 Week 3

603 words - 3 pages ARTICLE REBUTTAL – GUN CONTROL 1 Article Rebuttal – Gun Control Xxxxxx Xxxxx BCOM 275 20 Mar 14 Ceasar I Elpidio Article Rebuttal – Gun Control For this assignment I chose an article titled “Data suggest guns do in fact kill people” (M.S., Sep 2013). The author of the article tries to use data to show a correlation between the prevalence of firearms with the amount of homicides committed by them. To support his

Professor

2247 words - 9 pages |[pic] |Syllabus | | |School of Business | | |BCOM/275

Communication Process Model

554 words - 3 pages Communication Process Model Eric Drew Business Communication and Critical Thinking /BCOM/275 May 20, 2013 Steve Hynds Communication Process Model The purpose of this paper is to describe through examples (examples 1 & 2) the types and reasons for some misunderstandings when communicating with peers and subordinates in the workplace. Who Was the Sender? In example 1, I was the sender. In Example 2, a peer was the sender. Who Was

Leaglization of Marijuana

579 words - 3 pages Article Rebuttal: Legalization of Marijuana BCOM/275 November 1, 2011 Dave Moses This term paper is to examine an article based on an argument to legalize marijuana. In this article the author looks at the benefits of legalizing marijuana. One of the first items that is examined in the article is the taxation that the government could place on marijuana if it were to be legalized. The author examines when the marijuana tax act and how

Artical Rebuttal

544 words - 3 pages Article Rebuttal BCOM 275 January 23, 2012 Abstract Article Name: Why Abortion is right even if it’s wrong: Author: Richard X. Thripp Article Rebuttal The author, Richard X. Thripp, begins the article by stating “going down a hypothetical path where abortion is ethical and just, despite knowing it isn’t” ( para1). I do not agree with this statement because I believe women should have the right to decide having an abortion or not. Do

Related Essays

Bcom 275 Wk 2 Demonstrative Communication

913 words - 4 pages Demonstrative Communication Name BCOM/275 January 30, 2012 Facilitator Demonstrative Communication Communication is more than the words that are sent and received. Messages are conveyed through appearance, gestures, and attitudes. Nonverbal communication is unavoidable. People communicate nonverbally before they can utter a single word. Words contribute surprisingly little to communication; about 2/3 of communication is

Communication Paper Week 2 Bcom 275

1182 words - 5 pages Demonstrative communication is nonverbal, the use of body language, appearance, posture, facial expressions, eye contact and gestures. Non-verbal communication can be called the unspoken language and plays a significant role in our day-to-day life. The different types of communication are increasing daily by e-mails, mobile devices, and video conference. How we react to these changes will ensure effortlessness and eliminate the uncertainty in

Com200 Wk 2 Assignment

796 words - 4 pages Com 200 The Article Shared Talking Styles Herald New and Lasting Romance Jennifer Ham Com 200 Instructor Frazier November 19, 2013 After reading the article Shared Talking Styles Herald New and Lasting Romance, I found it to be quite interesting. In this article the authors talk about the communication between two people. I do not think we realize how important communication is to our relationships with others. The article, â

Acc 555 Wk 5 Midterm Exam All Possible Questions

1225 words - 5 pages : • Cite a meaningful misunderstanding rather than a general or less material misunderstanding. • Use business- or work-related examples rather than personal ones. Identify the roles of the sender and receiver, such as manager, peer, subordinate, client, vendor, and so forth. BCOM 275 week 2 Individual Assignment Demonstrative Communication Paper Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing demonstrative communication. Demonstrative