October 6, 2014
Demonstrative communications is an vital part of effective business communication. Verbal and nonverbal forms of communication are overlooked everyday in business communication. The facial expression one may use when he or she responds to someone can give that person an impression without the other person having to say a word. A smile would be interpreted as a positive facial expression, while a frown would be interpreted as a negative facial expression, but grins can also be either positive or negative. Someone's voice and expressions are a very powerful tool for communicating when used ...view middle of the document...
An effective use of demonstrative communication is to look the person in the eyes and let them know that one is listening to what they are saying and that it is important. Eye contact is an important quality to have with other individuals because it shows others some people are confident and knowledgeable. It makes them feel that their needs will be taken care of and that others do care and want to help with their situation. Communication is one of the biggest responsibilities in business because without it, business wouldn't be possible. It is essential that every businessperson understand how demonstrative communication can make messages effective or ineffective.
Communication starts with the sender, who must format the message clearly and correctly. This is a very important step for the sender because if the sender speaks too fast or too slow, his or her speech could be garbled, or he or she could mix up words. This then could effect whether the message was delivered clearly or not. Nonverbal communications need to be backed up by actions. It is important for the sender to communicate clearly, accurately, and positively. The valuable aspect of this communication process is both the sender and the receiver are important in creating effective and ineffective messages. As the receiver of the message it is important that your nonverbal communication express interest and understanding to the sender. If the receiver does not make eye contact or gives a confused facial expression it can tell the sender that the message was not understood if the sender is looking for feedback .
Demonstrative listening requires that the receiver listen to the entire message that the sender is sending before they give a response. If the need for clarification is needed the receiver needs to ask to avoid any misunderstanding when giving a response. According to "Effective & Ineffective Communications" (2014) "Communication can only be considered effective when the listener accurately understands...