April 29 2013
Communication is by far one of the most important factors in our daily success, the concept behind this is sending and receiving messages whether it be verbally or non-verbally or exchanging ideas by gestures, signs, signals, speech or writing. Demonstrative communication is a form of non-verbal or unwritten communication focusing on facial expressions, tone of voice, and body language. This paper will break down the different aspects of demonstrative communication along the lines of how It can be effective and ineffective, positive and negative on the sender and receiver as well as how it ...view middle of the document...
Ineffective and Negative
As we know from above demonstrative communication can be effective but at the same time it can have ineffective results as well as negative ones to. As I mentioned before most people never realize the non-verbal communication signals that they can be sending off to the people around them. There are several things that can send off negative signals such as hairstyle, tattoos, the clothing you are wearing, the list could go on and on. This is where the understanding factor comes into play that every individual that you have an interaction with on a daily basis interprets things differently from the one before. This is why it becomes very important to be careful how you use demonstrative communication because it can very easily be imprecise and cause a misunderstanding. As beneficial as demonstrative communication can be there is a barrier that does not allow the individual to convey the message he or she is trying to send in full detail resulting in poor transmission of the information.
Listening and Responding
Like all other forms of communication demonstrative communication requires listening and responding. Often enough most individuals can learn more from others’ actions than from their own words. There are many scenarios in which individuals need to listen with their eyes instead of their ears. For example, watching someone...