Communication Barriers Business Communication Barriers • Hindrances in the communication process. • Effect on message/ Distortion: – Clarity – Accuracy – Effectiveness Your own footer Learning Points 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Meaning Barriers Organizational Barriers Organizational Barriers Individual Barriers Channel and Media Barriers Eco, Geo & Temp Barriers Technological Barriers Interpersonal Barriers Meaning Barriers • Semantic barriers. Different meanings assigned to one specific message. – Meaning – Significance – Understanding Your own footer Meaning Barriers • • • • • • Lack of common language Poor Vocabulary Use of jargons Poor grammar Punctuation Lack of clarity in the message Your own footer Organizational Barriers • Physical distance – – – – Functional specialization of tasks Power Authority Ownership of information Your own footer Organizational Barriers • • • • • Complexity in organizational structure Status & positions Policies, rules & regulations Wrong choice of medium Communication overload Fear of superiors Your own footer Insert • Insert Your own footer Insert • Insert Your own footer Technological Barriers • Information overload • Too technical information • Lack of knowledge Your own footer Economic, Geographic and Temporal barriers • Difference in time • Effects of time • Dollar costs • Different locations Your own footer Interpersonal Barriers
Your own footer Interpersonal Barriers •Background and experience •Emotional barriers •Cultural barriers •Social anxiety •Selection of words Your own footer Ways To Overcome Communication Barriers 1 Use simple language. Learn the art of listening.. This is an example text. Go ahead and replace it with your own text. This is an example text. Go ahead and replace it with your own text 2 3 Poised emotional state. 4 Simple organizational structure. Constructive feedback. Finally be patient. 5 6 THANK YOU!