Importance Of Barriers In Communication

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Communication is the process of transmitting information and common understanding from one person to another. The study of communication is important, because every function and activity involves some form of direct or indirect communication.
A barrier to communication is something that keeps meanings from meeting. Meaning barriers exist between all people, making communication much more difficult than most people seem to realize. It is false to assume that if one can talk he can communicate. Because so much of our education misleads people into thinking that communication is easier than it is, they become discouraged and give up when they run into difficulty. Because they do not understand the nature of the problem, they do not know what to do. The wonder is not that communicating is as difficult as it is, but that it occurs as much as it does. No matter how good the communication systems in an operation are, communications barriers can and do often occur. This may be caused by a number of reasons that can usually be summarized as being due to physical barriers, system design faults, or additional barriers.
Physical barriers:
Due to the nature of the environment.
One natural barrier is when managers and employees are located in different buildings or on different sites of the operation. Likewise, poor or outdated equipment, particularly the failure of management to introduce new technology, may also cause problems. Employee shortages are another factor that frequently
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