April 29, 2013
Barriers of Effective Communication
Process of communication can be nonverbal, oral, written, or physical. Communications allows an individual to communicate a message to an individual or both individuals intentionally or unintentionally. In order to be able to communicate a message it must be presented with understanding and enough knowledge of the individual or individuals in which are receiving the message. Make sure that when presenting or trying to communicate a message effectively that the person sending the message must have knowledge of what he or she is communicating. The barriers of effective case can come in all different ways and types of presentation of communication. These barriers start to fall into play the message or communication process become misunderstood and often a waste of time causing confusion to the individual or individuals trying to receive it. Your message must be clear and concise effective to the individual or individuals that is receiving it. Communicating skills are very important an individual must be able to present a message effectively by using clear and understandable English. Your speech, presentation must impact the listeners or the receiver of the message in which you are trying to communicate. Oral and nonverbal communication only as effective as the person in which is trying to communicate the message. Nonverbal communication involves a process of a non-wording message. A nonverbal communication can be described as gestures, body language, and individuals', or facial expression. Oral communication can be best described as spoken face-to-face verbal communication. Allowing the individual to hear and see what message is trying to be presented. Written communication can be in the form of a letter on a piece of paper involving sending a message to another individual or individuals. With today's technology written communication can be involved in sending an e-mail or texting an individual. According to the University of Minnesota when presenting a message effectively you want to be able to make sure that the audience is listening and understanding the message in which you are communicating. Making sure that the audience is listening to the message you are presenting to them requires them to concentrate by doing so using the brain to process the words and sentences. An individual that is pretending they are receiving the information that is being sent they are only hearing not concentrating on what is being said. The formal and informal channels of communication in the criminal justice system can be defined as the communication within the organization. The formal channel is the procedures that make up the policies within the organization. The informal channel is information that is shared which is not documented. There are many different barriers to effective communication some of the most common barriers to effective communication can be 1.Physical barriers that can pertain to the equipment or environment in which the individual is working in are not clean, or adequately maintained. 2.Attitudes barriers: such as anger or sadness can bring in a negative impact to all individuals involved in receiving or presenting the message to all parties involved. 3.Language barriers: this area can affect individuals from all ages, backgrounds, and cultures. It sometimes may be difficult to understand what one and another is saying because of an individual's age, background, or culture experiences. 4.Psychological barriers: these barriers such as poor health, illnesses, eyesight, hearing and pain can impact the way an individual communicates with he is or her peers. Therefore, sending out a negative message. 5.Culture noise barriers: individuals often make stereotype assumptions about individuals because of their cultural. 6.Lack of common experience barriers: when communicating with...