Essays on Communication Management Issues Assignment

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The paper "Communication Management Issues" is a perfect example of a management assignment. Examples of environmental cues in communication include color, light, signs and contrast. Environmental cues influence expectations for communication when they put a person in a situation that will trigger appropriate responses or behaviors, and by reducing distracting stimulations. Environmental cues also influence communication expectations by providing visual support in order for messages to be relayed and interpreted correctly (Sherwyn, Michael & Judy 2000, p. 14).   Yes, the speaker has a responsibility to the audience and the audience has a responsibility to the speaker.

The communicator’ s responsibility involves being organized, clear, punctual and concise. In addition, the communicator has a responsibility to ensure that they have selected a topic that is appropriate to the audience, gathered adequate information to cover major points and organized the information logically. The audience has a responsibility to listen actively to the speaker and to be engaged in asking questions or making comments. The audience also has a responsibility to avoid causing distractions to the speaker. Being responsible ensures effective communication (Trenholm & Jensen 2013, p.

360). Thought influences the use of language in that the former determines ideas, which are then expressed in language. In effect, one cannot speak without thinking and therefore thought impacts strongly not only on the words used in communication but also how they are used as well as the accompanying non-verbal cues. For example, people cannot have words for things they have not thought about, meaning that words and language are conceived in thoughts. Language affects the choice of words and expression people use to describe themselves and the environment around them, and hence their perceptions of self-concept.

If a particular language lacks enough vocabularies, its speakers will lack the necessary words to describe themselves. This causes the speakers to have a poor self-concept. For example, the Guugu Yimithirr language of Australia lacks words for egocentric direction (right, left, front and back) but uses geographic direction (west, east, north and south) in its place. For the speakers of this language, it can be difficult to describe self-concept in terms of egocentric direction. The news article (http: //wapo. st/2c9GrT8) appeared in the Washington post recently.

The article is about US presidential candidate Hilary Clinton’ s sudden sickness which happened during a memorial service in New York. The article’ s headline is written in large catchy font size than the rest of the article and is limited to attention-grabbing, context keywords. The rest of the article and main points have been supported by incorporating elements of clarity, consistency and relevance, which makes the article interesting and captivating. The rules of spelling and grammar have also been upheld. The conclusion is short, concise and reverts back to the main subject.  

References

Sherwyn P, Michael M & Judy C 2000, ‘Why Communication is Important: A Rationale for the Centrality of the Study of Communication,’ Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, vol. 29, pp. 1-25.

Trenholm, S & Jensen, A 2013, Interpersonal Communication Seventh Edition, New York: Oxford University Press.

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