The message to mine employees may look like there has

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facts, information, and little to no filler would be used to convey the message. The message to mine employees may look like; “There has been a massive collapse in the mine, workers are trapped inside. The status of the workers inside the mine during the collapse is unknown. We need all employees of the mine to come assist in the rescue effort for those miners trapped during the collapse.” Preparation both before and after a communication such as the one delivered from the mine collapse is crucial in ensuring the delivered message was received as intended. Before a message is delivered, thought must go into the audience receiving the communication. “There is more to your audience members than their vital statistics.
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4 Characteristics such as attitudes, interests, values, likes, and dislikes can be equally important considerations” (Cheesebro, O'Connor & Rios, 2010). The approach taken to communicate the collapse to family members is different from the approach taken to communicate the collapse to workers of the mine. After the initial message has been sent, taking time to repeat the message in a different way can assist the receiver to acquire the intended message sent. Answering follow-up questions about confusion in the message to both family and coworkers of the trapped miners is also crucial in ensuring the intended message was sent and received. Communicating such a tender and sensitive message such as the collapse in the Chilean copper and gold mine weighs heavy on the messenger. Adding the fact of sending a single message but in two very different ways intensifies the pressure on the
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