BCOM/275 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS AND CRITICAL THINKING
March 10, 2014
Dr. Nick Sherwin
Communication is how messages are passed from one person to another and across the city or around the world. Communication takes on many different forms and meanings and is based on the encryption and decryption of the information being sent.
Communication starts with the sender who must encrypt the information in such a way that the receiver will be able to understand what is being conveyed. The sender must take their time to ensure that they process that step accordingly or their information may be misinterpreted creating ...view middle of the document...
Some situations in negotiations some people will try to dominate another person to take control by maintaining eye contact the longest. Another form of communicating with the body is through gestures, it is said that the Italian culture is known for using their arms to convey a message, but in reality every culture does. It helps portray the information a little bit more by almost showing the other party what is being talked about. Then there are facial expressions that speak volumes without a single sound. You can smile to show happiness, scowl to show that you are upset or make a funny face to make someone else laugh. The body does not need to make a sound to be able to convey a full information on its own.
Another form of Demonstrative Communication is through physiology. You convey your ideas through how you are holding yourself. Your posture speaks volumes while being used with your gestures. If you are hunched over you may not be taken very seriously versus if you stand straight and tall you can have command of the conversation. There is no stopping someone that has good posture due to the fact that it shows authority and confidence in the ideas being conveyed.
Non-verbal communication is a huge part of sending a message to another person. Just a glance in someone's direction with...