Annotated Bibliography: Male And Female Communication Differences

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Orkhan Huseynli
Section P
Writing and Information Literacy II
Instructor: Aygun Mammadova
Annotated Bibliography
28.02.2016
Male and Female Communication Differences
Evans, L. E. (2014). Are We Speaking A Different Language? Men And Women 's Communication Blind Spots. Retrieved from http://www.fastcompany.com/3031631/strong-female-lead/are-we-speaking-a-different-language-men-and-womens-communication-blind-s
The aim of this article is to indicate information about how gender factor has a crucial role in workplace communication based on survey in which 100,000 male and female executives were interviewed. The author tries to identify the difficulties that men and women face at workplaces and what reasons
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Fulbright, who is a sexologist, sexuality educator, and author denies the truth of John Gray’s arguments demonstrated in the book “Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus”. The author calls some claims such as “females talk more than males”, “females are more verbally skilled than males”, and “men are more direct than women and not polite in communication” false. In order to show the weaknesses of John Gray’s arguments, the author uses the facts and reliable sources that are related to the claims of Gray. Therefore, the author criticizes the points that are common when people talk about men and communication differences based on trustworthy facts. This article has more unique features that can help people who are preparing the research about this topic to approach from a different…show more content…
Male and Female Communication” tries to indicate some of the male and female differences in communication and find the answer to the question “Why don’t you understand” by discussing the points which cause to ask this question. Giulia claims that although men and women have physical and psychological differences, they also differ from each other in communication ways. Most men see the conservation as a competitive situation in which they can show their dominant characteristics and gain status. However, this case is different for women; thus, relationship and confirmation are significant factors for women. Another point is that differences between men and women’s communication are related to socialization. On the other hand, the biological factors have little impact on their abilities and gender roles. This is a useful and helpful work for anyone doing research about men and women’s communication
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