Demonstrative Communication Paper
November 16, 2011
Sang H. Kim, MBA, MS
Demonstrative communication plays an important role in the process of sending and receiving messages. It involves replacing ideas, messages or information given. Demonstrative communication includes visual, written, verbal, nonverbal sending and receiving messages. Communication can be interpreted differently by each individual. Communication is the process of sending and receiving messages (Cheeseboro, O’Connor & Rios, 2010, Pg. 4).
What is Demonstrative Communication?
Demonstrative communication centers on the nonverbal and unwritten forms of how ...view middle of the document...
All of those observations will determine if the candidate is indeed the appropriate one for the position. There could be another candidate waiting outside the door to be interviewed for the same position. Now the interviewer might notice that the next person possesses more experience for the job, but might not necessarily be as confident and as communicative as the first interviewee. Though the level of experience and expertise with candidate number two is greater, the interview might be looking for someone who shows character, attitude, strength, confidence and can communicate efficiently with others.
Body language is another form of demonstrative communication. It is well known that body language is the nonverbal form of communication. According to Rane in Effective Body Language for Organizational Success, “One scientific analysis, it has been found that the different aspects of communication comprise 55% bodily movements and gestures, 38% vocal tone and only 7% words or verbal communication. It is thus clear that about 93% of communication is nonverbal, as many times, words are inadequate.” Body language as you can see is a powerful way of communicating. Despite of what message one tries to convey across to another, body language is the intervening factor on how the message is received. A person who crosses their arms during a conversation can be perceived as negative...