Semantic barriers occur when the sender and receiver have different understandings of the message sent. For example, a person who uses the word “bimonthly” might mean twice per month while the person hearing it thinks it... More »

The seven elements in the speech communication process are as follows: sender, message, receiver, feedback, channel (or medium), interference and situation. All of these elements interact to determine the effectiveness o... More »

In a linear communication model, such as that found in retail marketing, the best results are obtained when the sender encodes the message by using the language, symbols and images that will most effectively enable the r... More »

Cultural language barriers can present challenges to effective communication. Emotional constraints, behavior constraints and cognitive constraints are three main reasons for cultural language barriers. More »

"Emotional barriers" are emotional factors that impede a speaker's ability to deliver a clear message or a receiver's ability to hear a message effectively. Common emotions, such as anger, love, joy, frustration, disappo... More »

According to E Computer Notes, the five major components of a data communications system are the message, sender, receiver, medium and protocol. All five are needed to work in tandem to send any data communications from ... More »

The linear model of communication is an early conceptual model that describes the process of information being transferred in one direction only, from the sender to the receiver. The model applies to mass communication, ... More »