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6) A communication should be free from barriers so as to be effective.
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166 14.5. INTEXT QUESTIONS 1) Identify vocal elements of speech. 2) Outline the characteristics of good speech. 3) What is an extemporaneous speech? 4) State the profile of a good speaker. 5) Explain Mindmapping technique. 14.6. SUMMARY Speech refers to the oral presentation before larger audience. The use of various vocal elements such as pitch, volume, rate, animation and pause will determine the quality of speech. The characteristics of a good speech consist of various rudiments like clarity, brevity, speed, attractiveness and credibility. The profile of the good speaker as pictured by Reader’s Digest present a broad spectrum activities like showing interest in the audience, taking the speech as a serious job, be a good listener, adhering to time allotted, interwoven the speech with humour, maintaining eye contact and keeping the head erect are to be understood by them in the right perspective. 14.7. TERMINAL EXERCISES 1) _____________________ refers to the tone of sounds depending upon the rate of vibration of the vocal chords. 2) A good speaker is a good _________________. 3) _____________________ is the vibrancy of the speech and it must be lively simulation of the message 4) _____________________ refers to the breaks in communication. 5) Mind mapping technique was developed by _______________. 14.8. SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS 1) ‘Write Better Speak Better’, Reader’s Digest publication, developing communication Mac Millian India Ltd. New Delhi. 2) bizcommunicationcoach.com 14.9. ASSIGNMENTS 1) Explain the profile of a good speaker. 2) Identify Vocal elements of Speech? 3) Discuss the importance of oral presentations in modern organisations. 4) Describe the ways to make effective communication. 14.10. SUGGESTED READING/REFERENCE BOOKS/SET BOOKS 1) Krishna Mohan and Meera Banajei (1990) Developing Communication Skills, Macmillan India Ltd, New Delhi. 2) Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking, 12 th Edition, Mc Graw Hill Education, New Delhi.
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167 14.11. LEARNING ACTIVITIES The global business environment especially IT industries requires excellent communication skill. 14.12. KEY WORDS Speech Objectives Elements of speech Good speech Profile of Speaker Preparation Extemporaneous Speech Manuscripts Mind mapping Effective communication Oral Presentation.
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168 LESSON 15 COMMITTEES, SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES 15.1. INTRODUCTION The committees are groups set up for making decisions in complex organizations. Americans do not appreciate committee system whereas in Japan it is preferred system of decision making. When organizations become large need for using collective opinion become an inevitable task. Rensis Likert perceive Committee as interlocking group where the unit chief and subordinates act as decision making group. Committee usually has a specific operational timeframe and become part of organization structure. Committees deal with recurring tasks. In global business environment committee type organization may be limited to critical issues where pooling of resources become inevitable.
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