Communication is not just an act. It is a process of giving or exchanging information, ideas, emotions, skills and knowledge by using symbols, words, pictures, figures, graph or illustrations. Types of Communication
* Verbal Communication
* Non-Verbal Communication
Communication in its simplest sense involve two or more persons who come together to share, to dialogue and to commune, or just to be together for a festival or family gathering. Dreaming, talking with someone, arguing in a discussion speaking in public, reading a newspaper, watching TV etc. are all different kinds of communication that we are engaged in every day. Communication is thus not so much an act or even a process but rather social and cultural togetherness. Communication can be with oneself, god, and nature and with the people in our environment. Interaction, interchange, transaction, dialogue, sharing, communion and commonness are ideas that crop up in any attempt to define the term communication. Role of Communication in Daily Life
Communications plays an important role in exchanging information in everyday life. Every aspect of life involves sharing of some data in one form the other. Without communication it would not be possible. Communication is important both for an individual and also for the society. A person’s need for communication is as strong and as basic as the need to eat, sleep and love. Communication is the requirement of social existence and a resource in order to engage in the sharing of experiences, through ‘symbol mediated interaction’. Isolation is in fact the severest punishment for human being. Communication is involved everywhere in our daily lives like for our basic necessities of life we need to share our ideas, like if we want to drink water , we certainly would ask for it. The success of an endeavour hinges on the ability to communicate effectively in today's fast paced life, everyone is asked to do more with less. In such a scenario effective communication holds the key. Effectively communication centres round the usage of words, speed of delivery of words, pitch modulation and body language. Using the right tools to communicate the right messages at the right time can salvage a crises and motivate people to work towards success. Truly said, communication works but for those who work at it. Our world is progressing too fast and in order to cope up with the world we must be very effective in communication. We must have good communications skills which will help us in knowing others about our feelings. There are some of the examples of Communications skills practiced by us in our everyday life * People in organisations usually spends 75 percent of their daily time on communication through writing, reading, listening, speaking, inter-debate etc. Without it they would never be able to work and earn their livelihood. Effective communication is an essential component for organisation success, whether it is the interpersonal intra group organisation or external levels. * At an organization we have to present new ideas and new innovations, so we have to communicate with the crew of that organization. If we don’t have any good quality of communication, we would not be able to make others about our ideas. We do have knowledge but without having means to express it, it’s useless. * We have nowadays electronic mode of communication. Like E-mail etc. we do send E-mails to different institutions to get desired information which are being replied as their response. Emails are an efficient and economical mode for communication with no time restraints and country borders. More and more people use emails to communicate and spread information. These characteristics of electronic communication have a tempting effect on the organizations to carry on their businesses. Organizations use electronic communication as their marketing tool leading to spam for some of the recipients. *...
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