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Running head: COMMUNICATIVE STRATEGIES1Communicative strategies for effective testimony in the courtroomNameInstitution
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COMMUNICATIVE STRATEGIES2Communicative strategies collectively involve broadcast, engagement, degree of control of the message and influence. This core principles of communicative strategies are effectively successful to elaborate the meaning of the term. Witnesses are mostly called upon in the courtrooms to make testimonies. It is therefore important to get to know how to pass the messagethey intend to give. In this paper, I will explain the qualities that a person should possess in orderto communicate strategically in the courtroom and how this qualities boost effective communication.The first aspect of communicative strategy is persuading, influencing and informing. The three key terms are important while pursuing an individual’s objectives. The objectives should beclear and based on the audience’s perceptions, behaviors and attitudes. Effective strategies of communication need consistent and core messages that emanate from policy objectives. Vague goals do not indicate any measurable or observable progress. They also do not influence the campaign to seek the winning outcome. There must also be coordination and no conflict in the information provided. If one part shows contradiction with another section the information is generally considered a fratricide. This can be avoided by gathering content from every source available (Babitsky & Mangraviti. 2000).Another aspect entails the saying that “actions speaks louder than words”. This the focal point of communication. To be efficient, communication strategies must involve images, policies, the communicative content and action signals. Actions consists of the deeds, undertakings and behaviors of the witnesses. Each action displayed influences the perceptions of
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