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Group Communication Paper

Team D

BCOM 230

September 13, 2010


To:Mrs. Johnson
From:Team D
Date:September 13, 2010
Re:Group Communication

Mrs. Johnson I would like to start off by saying congratulations on your new manager position within the company. In your managerial position, you will have four employees who have worked with the company for a period of time. The employees have worked and communicated well with each other. Each person puts each others needs and the companies’ needs before their own. While I have been their manager, they have been very productive and have met all goals that have been placed before them. Here are some tips on making your transition in becoming their new manager as smooth as possible. There are many barriers when it comes to group communication. Even though this group has good communication, there has been some conflict. When this has happened, the group worked through the conflict and came up with best solution for the current situation. This has made the group stronger and willing to come together as a group to communicate. I feel this makes the group stronger. There is 50% to 70% loss of meaning while conveying messages from a sender to a receiver. It is very important to build your communication skills. A few barriers of effective communication in an organization are physical barriers, language, emotions, lack of subject knowledge, and stress. These five barriers are very important to learn and overcome. One of the major barriers of communication is the physical barrier. Physical barriers in an organization include large working areas that are physically separated from others. Other distractions could be the environment and background noise. The second barrier is language. The inability to communicate in the same language as the person you are trying to talk to is the greatest barrier. When a person uses appropriate words while conversing or writing, it could lead...
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