Only 7% of a message’s effect are carried by words ; listeners receive the other 93% through non -verbal means.</li></li></ul><li>The various forms of non-verbal communication<br />Visual symbols<br />Auditory symbols<br />Body language<br />Paralanguage<br />
!dea<br />1. Visual symbols<br />Colors- Used in clothing, design and decorations.<br />Pictures- Used in brochures, posters and advertisements.<br />Graphs and charts- Used to represent statistical information.<br />Maps- Used in graphical information like; transport, route and climatic conditions etc.<br />
2. Auditory symbols<br /><ul><li>Convey very simple information.
Other auditory symbols like whistles, bells, buzzers, beeps and tunes .</li></li></ul><li>3. Body language<br />Gestures- Gestures are movement of hands/head/body; they are natural accompaniment of speech.<br />Postures- It indicates something about our feelings and thought, attitude and health.<br />Space- The distance b/w we keep from other person while speaking, indicating some relationship etc.<br />
Kinesics<br /><ul><li>It is a form of non-verbal communication.
communication which involves the movement of legs, hands and facial muscles or includes facial expressions etc.
It includes even gestures and postures.</li></li></ul><li>4. Paralanguage<br />silence<br />Voice- It has qualities of speed, rhythm, pronunciation, accent, tones and stress.<br />Volume- It is the loudness or softness of the voice. The distance b/w the listeners and speakers.<br />Silence- It depends on the facial expressions; sometimes silence speaks more than words.<br />Speed- It is influenced by emotions.<br />
Conclusion<br />So here I conclude that the non-verbal communication in business plays a very important role than words spoken. One who follows the good NVC he’ll get fair reputation in the business.<br />