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Unformatted text preview: 1. Give an example of communication barrier(s) and the ways it (they) should be overcome. Try to use your personal experience. A barrier is defined as anything that restrains or obstructs progress. Communication barriers are especially difficult to overcome, but there are solutions. The two types of communicational barriers are Individual and Organizational. At the individual level, there are four main types of barriers. Stereotypes can cause people to be opinionated before the communication even begins. Using the wrong channel to communicate can be a problem. Semantics and language are also barriers because of the varying definitions/meanings/uses of words. Lastly, when verbal and nonverbal cues do not match, there is confusion. In organizations, status and power differences can be a barrier. Also, problems in different departments and their needs interfere with each can be a barrier....
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- Spring '08