There are many ways to communicate, but for it to be effective the message must be given and understood clearly. There are many varieties of communicating e.g. * One way communication from sender to receiver.
* two way communication from sender to receiver, receiver feeding back to sender, consists of meetings and interviews etc, * Informal communication is casual meetings and party’s etc. * Open communication which requires no specialist knowledge and is easily understood, * Closed communication which is an organizations language that is well understood by individuals within the organization. * Body communication is the body language expressed when communicating. * Vertical communication is information passed down from the management to the lower levels or suggestions passed upwards, keeping management informed. * Horizontal communication is information exchanged between individuals on the same level, * Telephone is a popular way of communicating, techniques have changed over the years allowing a wider variety of ways to communicate e.g. internet, social networks, smart phones and video conference.
The 7 elements of business communication are:
1. Structure – is procedure used by organizations to achieve its objectives and stabilization, when correct strategies are met the business will control and communicate successfully to benefit the company as a whole. Each company has its own way of organizing structure to meet the needs required, for large organizations the structure is broke down into groups/departments to maintain management. Structuring your communication is highly important and has to be easily absorbed and understood, it consists of 3 structural elements: an opening, body and close: Opening allows the audience to understand quickly, the communication must be to the point, sharp and short. Body language must be appropriate and expressed well to achieve the desired...