Communication: The Four Components Of Communication

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Introduction Communication is not about a field of knowledge to understanding the meaning of channel or convey the message, but it is about science social. In other word, communication can define as one activity that we do in our life likes spend time together with other people, sharing the ideas, opinion and think with society (Mansor Ahmad Saman, 1984). Some differences in meanings reflect our unique experiences in relationships and in life (Wood, 1998). Of all the knowledge and skills that we have, communication is the most important and useful. Whether in your personal, or social life, communication will continue to be your most vital asset. From the communication, we can know more about the four components of communication and why it…show more content…
In other words, communication is the process of passing information from a source to a receiver. When we communicate with another person, we seek to create common perception of feeling, attitudes, goals, desires, ideas, experiences, and so forth. The heart of communication is meaning (Wood, 1998). According to Schramm and Roberts2, communication means a process to share some orientation against a set of information signs. While Emery, Ault, and Ageel stated that communication as an art to convey the message, ideas, attitudes from one person to another person (Mansor Ahmad Saman, 1984). Communication can be dynamic, ever-changing and unending. For example, the conversation that we had with a friend yesterday affects us as a communicator…show more content…
Its refer to the content that the sender passes on to the receiver. This message can send using symbols or words which can represent objects, ideas and feelings. Transformation of an idea into a message by the sender is known an encoding and converting this message into some meaning by the receiver is known as decoding. The message should be clear so that the receiver understands the message clearly. Channel is the third component of communication. Channel is the medium through which messages pass to receiver. There are numerous channel categories likes verbal, non-verbal, personal, non-personal. The channel may be in mass media or interpersonal. Besides, most channels are either oral or written and its depend on the situation. Common channels include the telephone and a variety of written forms such as memos, letters, and reports. Selection of channel depends on the message to be conveyed, availability of channel, cost and effectiveness of channel of
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