Importance of Non Verbal Communication

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Nonverbal Communication defined as a communication without words. By this means the communication which is understood by the style, gesture, posture, facial expressions and the other body Language. It has been mentioned by the many people that nonverbal communication covers the 90% of the total communication and only 10% of the total communication is covered by the verbal communication. The common and few example of nonverbal communication are shown below which doesn’t require any words as it understood by the expression and sign which isn’t difficult for the receiver to understand it. Here are the most common Signs which people mostly found on the roads are,

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The above pictures represent: (1) Restaurant. (2) Vehicle Fuel Station. (3) You Turn. (4) No U-Turn. Here are the few example of symbols or expression which people shows

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The above pictures represent: (1) Anger (2) Too much noisy, can’t hear anymore (3) Thinking (4) Worried.

Importance of Non Verbal Communication in the light of Global Business is very important, because it is not necessary that each sign/expression or symbol has the same meaning globally. For instance there are few signs which have different meaning in the different states. Few of these signs are, thumbs Up, the fig sign, The V-Sign, The O.K/Perfect Sign, eye to eye contact, head Shaking, doubt on discount or 100% return, and etc. The hand gestures have different meaning in different states and even few states have no meaning at all. The Thumbs Up, has a generic meaning for 'well done', “Appreciation” or 'things are great'. In the Western culture, it is a positive and informal sign. In the Middle East, Latin America, Greece, Russia and West Africa, thumbsup is in total contradiction. Showing this hand gesture means insulting other, on the other hand this also considered as a abusive such as Brazil, somehow in Australia with little upward motion. From Left to Right , Thumps UP, O.K...
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