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Communication barriers

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Communication barriers

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Communication barriers

  1. 1. Communication Barriers Course Instructor: Sneha Sharma
  2. 2. BARRIERS ARE INFLUENCING FACTORS - WHICH IMPEDE OR BREAKDOWN THE CONTINUOUS COMMUNICATIONS LOOP. - THEY BLOCK, DISTORT, OR ALTER THE INFORMATION. Definition
  3. 3. Communication Barriers Physical and Environmental Barriers Semantic Barriers Cultural Barriers Physiological Barriers Social Barriers Organizational Barriers
  4. 4. Physicaland Environmental Barriers  Uncomfortable meeting place  Uncomfortable sitting  Unhygienic room  Background noise  Poor lighting  An environment that is too hot or cold
  5. 5. Semantic Barrier  Use of jargon/slang  Use of Homophones  Incoherence / poor sentence structuring  Use of Technical language
  6. 6. Cultural Barrier  Cultural difference leads to difference in  interest,  knowledge,  value, and  tradition.
  7. 7. Physiological Barrier  Poor Listening Skills  Information Overload  Inattention  Emotions  Poor Retention
  8. 8. SocialBarriers  Phenomenon of conformity  a process in which the norms, values, and behaviors of an individual begin to follow those of the wider group.  Social factors such as  age,  gender,  socioeconomic status, and  marital status may act as a barrier to communication in certain situations
  9. 9. Organizational Barriers  Technological Failure  Message not delivered due to technical failure  Time Pressures  Targets have to be achieved within a specified time period,  in a haste to meet deadlines,  formal channels of communication is shortened  Leading to confusion and misunderstanding  Complexity in Organizational Structure  Greater the hierarchy in an organization (i.e., the more the number of managerial levels), more are the chances of communication getting destroyed.
  10. 10. LINGUISTIC BARRIERS PAST EXPERIENCES UNCLEAR MESSAGES STEREOTYPES Few Other Barriers
  11. 11.  THAT’S All FOR TODAY 

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