Barriers to communication PPT: Definition and Different Barriers

Barriers to communication PPT: Definition and Different Barriers

Definition of Barriers to communication

We encrypt and decrypt whenever we interact. We send communications through a variety of means. At any level, at any time, or at any stage, the communication process can be problematic Things that prevent a message from being received are known as communication barriers. The issues in the communication process might be caused by a variety of factors. They can be physical, as in when somebody is playing loud radio, or emotionally, such as when somebody is too irritated or frightened to hear what anyone else is expressing. Communication can be hampered by differences in culture, language, and social rank too. The sender may not always use language that the recipient will comprehend.

Types of Barriers to communication:                                   

Types of Barriers: When communicating, we encounter a variety of obstacles. The communication process can be hampered by these hurdles. The following sorts of impediments have been identified.

1. Physical or Environmental Barriers: Physical barriers are those that exist in the environment or in the immediate vicinity. For instance, distances between individuals, noise, and so on.

2. Language/Semantic or Linguistic Barriers: Communication problems might arise as a result of barriers emerging from various languages or language discrepancies. Semantic Barriers refer to issues that arise as a result of multiple word meanings or due to homophones like fair and fare, short forms, and so on.

3. Psychological Barriers: Psychological barriers are obstacles or problems that arise as a result of stress or psychological issues. Accepting and overcoming these obstacles is difficult due to self-image, ego, emotions, perceptions, attitude, etc.

4. Socio-Cultural Barriers: We frequently experience communication barriers as a result of disparities in social position or cultural barriers. These are socio-cultural stumbling blocks. For example, the close proximity between two people is disapproved in some cultures but acceptable in some cultures.

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