7 Great Communication Barriers

Many people believe that communication is easy. It’s something that I did my whole life. There is some truth in this simplistic view. Communication is very simple. What is complex, difficult, frustrating and we are obstacles in the way down. Here are 7 top barriers.

1. Physical barriers. Physical barriers in the workplace include:

* Marked fields, empires and principalities, in which foreigners are not allowed

* Closed office doors, barrier screens, separate areas for people with different statuses

* Large work areas or work in a single unit that is physically separate from others.

Research shows that one of the most important factors in building team cohesion is nearby. As long as people have a personal space that they can of their own environment for other communication aids to help us call to get to know each other.

2. Perceptual barriers. The problem with communication with others is that we see the world differently. If we do not, I do not need to communicate have: something like extrasensory perception might take place. The following anecdote is a reminder of how our thoughts, assumptions and perceptions shape our realities.

A traveler was traveling on a road when he met a man from the nearest town.

“Excuse me,” he said. “I hope this evening in the town following you to stay. Tell me, what are cities residents the same?”

“Well,” said the townsman, “how did you people in the city will you find last visit?”

“Oh, they were cranky bunch. Kept himself, took me for a fool.. About-me for what I pay. She gave me a great disservice.”

“Well,” said the townsman, “you’re pretty much the same here.”

3. Emotional barriers. One of the main obstacles to the free and open communication is the emotional barrier. It is composed of fear, mistrust and suspicion. The roots of our emotional mistrust of others are in our childhood and youth, when I was taught to be careful what we say another. “Mind your P and Q,” “Do not speak until you talked to,” “Children should be seen and not heard.” As a result, many people hold back communication thoughts and feelings of others. They feel vulnerable. While some caution may be wise in certain relationships, excessive fear of what others may think of us stunt our development as effective communicators and our ability to form meaningful relationships.

4. Cultural barriers. When we join a group and stay in it is, sooner or later we have models of group behavior. These are behaviors that accept the group as a sign of belonging. Group reward such behavior by acts of recognition, approval and integration. In groups, they are happy to accept, and if they are happy to meet, there is a commonality of interests and win-win high-level contacts. However, if there are obstacles to membership in a group a level playing replaces high good communication.

5. Language barriers. Language to describe what we mean in our terms and barriers for others who are not familiar with our expressions, buzz words and jargon can be. If we couch our communication in the language, it is a way of excluding others. In a global market, the greatest compliment we can pay another person to speak their language.

One of the cool memories of the Cold War, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev threatened the United Nations told Americans: “We will bury you” This was taken to signify a threat of nuclear annihilation. However, a more accurate measurement of Khrushchev’s words “I’m going!” Importance of economic is superiority. It was not just language, but fear and suspicion that the West of the Soviet Union, the scare tactics and sinister interpretation out.

6. Gender barriers. There are clear differences between the language patterns in a man and a woman. A woman speaks 22000-25000 words per day while a man speaks between 7,000 and 10,000 In childhood, girls speak earlier than boys and at the age of three, have a vocabulary twice that of boys.

The reason for this is a man and a woman’s brain wiring. If a man speaks, his speech is on the left side of the brain, but in a certain area. If a woman speaks, the speech is on both hemispheres and in two specific locations.

This means that a man speaks is in and each other the properties of the left-brain thinking, while a woman talks more freely mixing logic and emotion, qualities from both sides of the brain. It also explains why women talk more than men every day.

7. Interpersonal barriers. There are six levels at which people can distance from each other:

1. Retreat. The resignation is a lack of interpersonal contact. The refusal, both current are time to be alone.

2. Rituals. Rituals are meaningless routine, repetitive, no real contact.

3. Entertainment. Fun-filled time is other social activities, but superficial.

4. to work. Work activities, the roles, rules and procedures for the contact, but no longer follow.

5. Games. The games are subtle interactions that manipulative between victory and defeat. These include “thugs” and “stamps”.

6. nearby. Approximation is the aim of interpersonal contact, where a high degree of honesty and acceptance of themselves and others.

Work to improve your business communication is a broad-brush. You have to change the thoughts, feelings and physical connections. In this way, the barriers that can break in the way and build relationships that really work.

By Taha Mateen


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