85.When you hear the name of your former boyfriend, your eyes fill with tears, and you lose focus on the conversation. This is an example of “psychological noise” in the communication process. True False 86.Your instructor assigns you to a small group of students, each of whom comes from a different culture. These cultural differences are an example of the “physical context” of the group. 87.The social context of a communication interaction refers to the people who are present and to your relationships with those people (boss, sister, and stranger). 88.First thing in the morning, after the Christmas rush, before a cup of coffee—all of these concepts areassociated with the chronological context of a conversation. The Nature of Communication: Communication Channels89.If a message is clear enough, it will be received and understood equally well regardless of the channel by which it is sent. True False download full file at
download full file at 90.One of the advantages of face-to-face communication when compared to written communication is that it gives you more control over the receiver's attention. 91.One advantage of asynchronous forms communication is that they encourage careful thought rather than rapid response. A recent survey suggests that many students overestimate their own communication competence and underestimate the importance of effective communication in the workplace.92. A disadvantage of face-to-face communication is that it doesn’t leave a written record.93.When you're using voice mail, you shouldn't state the name of the person you are calling. 94.Your boss tore a ligament in a weekend skiing accident. It would be appropriate to show your personal concern by sending him the following Instant Message from your work computer: "2 bad 4u, that sux." True False 95.Synchronous communication channels provide the shortest amount of lag time between the transmission and reception of messages. 96. A recent study indicates that employees who follow their organization’s preferred channels of communication tend to receive high performance evaluations. 97.Handwritten notes of thanks or sympathy express thoughtfulness and add a personal touch that typed messages lose.
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