Goals - ✏ Inferred (rarely explicit) ✏ Social practices...

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    Importance of Interpersonal  Communication
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    Assumptions Exchange between people People are dynamic Use of Symbols Strategic Competence to achieve goals Interdependence
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    Defining Communication Communication is a process by which  interdependent social-systems exchange symbols  through a channel with the goal of reducing  uncertainty.
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    Defining Interpersonal Communication Quantitatively Qualitatively
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    Importance and Complexity More than just expressing ideas Interpersonal Goals
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    Nature of Goals
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Unformatted text preview: ✏ Inferred (rarely explicit) ✏ Social practices (habitual & routine) ✏ Message vs meta-message ✏ Meta-communication ✏ Social communities have different practices Nature of Goals ✏ Sometimes conflicting ✏ Multiple ✏ Level of importance ✏ Shifting Goal Shifting ✏ Prospective ✏ Clarify goals ✏ Transactive ✏ Be flexible ✏ Retrospective More than just expression ✏ Goals ✏ Self presentation / Identity ✏ Relational / Relationship ✏ Instrumental / Task...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course COM 225 taught by Professor Desryaud during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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