3An effective communication bridge between content and emotional impact must also focus on the importance of the correct reception of your
message by the receiver. What can you do to increase the probability that
your message will be received exactly as you intend and that the receiver
will react in a positive manner and take the action you desire? This goal is
a high, yet scalable, mountain!The quality of communication is judged by the accuracy of the information transferred to individuals or groups of people. Communication is ineffective if the message is not accurately comprehended by all receivers.
Accurate comprehension should not be confused with agreement. Communication effectiveness ensures that everyone is dealing with equal and consistent information.Communication effectiveness encompasses mutual
understanding, it does not necessarily result in mutual agreement.In addition to the deliverer's skill in presenting the message, three major
factors influence the accurate transfer of information.
Influencing How Your
Communication Is Received
|1. ||The receiver's ability to process the message|
|2. ||The receiver's willingness to process the information|
|3. ||The receiver's accurate comprehension of the message|
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Book title: Effective Communication Skills for Scientific and Technical Professionals.
Contributors: Harry E. Chambers - Author.
Publisher: Perseus Publishing.
Place of publication: Cambridge, MA.
Publication year: 2001.
Page number: 45.
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