Communication

Communcation Styles

Communication is not only the verbal part, which most of us uses everyday. It also includes non-verbal, visual and audio. Do you know how to use them all?

By

The Editorial Staff

on

Mar 27, 2021

What are the different styles of communication?

Communication styles are the way in which people express themselves. They are a reflection of who we are, what we believe in, and how we behave.

The question of which communication style is best for you is subjective according to your personality type. There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to communication styles.

Communication is an essential part of our everyday lives. We use it to have a conversation, to express our feelings, and to share information with others.

There are different styles of communication that vary in their effectiveness and impact. In the past, these different styles were not easily accessible to those who wanted them. This has changed as we have seen the rise in new technologies that allow for more effective and efficient ways of communicating with people.

The following are some examples of different communication styles:

- Verbal: verbal vernacular, written words, spoken words

- Nonverbal: body language, facial expressions

- Visual/Pictorial: pictures or art work

- Auditory: sounds or music

Why are these different types of communication important?

Communication is the process of sharing thoughts, ideas, and information. It is a two-way street that involves the sender and receiver.

Communication is important because it helps us to share our ideas with others and learn more about them. It also helps us to understand other people's perspectives and feelings. Communication can be difficult for some people because they may feel shy or afraid to express their opinions.

Communication styles in a workplace

This section talks about the different communication styles that exist in the workplace. There are three different types of communication styles - passive, assertive and aggressive.

Passive communication style is typically used when people are afraid to offend others or when they don’t have enough power in their position. Assertive style is typically used by people who want to be heard and have a strong opinion on the topic and aggressive style is typically used by those who have power in their position and are trying to make an impact with their words.

Differences between male and female communication styles

Communication is more than just exchanging words. We use different body language and facial expressions to convey our feelings and send messages to others. Research has shown the differences between male and female communication styles, with a common conclusion that both genders are equally successful when communicating effectively.

A person's communication style is shaped by their gender. Men are typically dominant, direct and competitive, whereas women are more indirect, polite and caring. Men tend to use body language that is less obvious such as arm gestures while speaking. Women tend to use more facial expressions such as hand gestures while speaking. These differences can be used to effectively communicate with people of the other gender.


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