Model of Communication
The Aristotle’s model of communication was proposed and developed formerly 300 B.C wherein the audiences played an essential role in the communication process (Cenere et al. 2015). The respective model of Aristotle is focused towards the public speaking and not the interpersonal skills which are required in an equal manner.
Blockades in the Aristotle’s Model of Business Communication
The various blockades in the Aristotle’s model of business communication as there is no significance is shown to the interpersonal skills of communication.
- Aristotle’s model of business communication provides huge significance on the public speaking aspect wherein both speakers and listeners are not being provided with equal kind of importance
- Secondly, this is seen that in this particular model is unswervingly being provided to the different listeners or the audiences and there is no such encrypting of message which is being done (Fakhar Hussain Malik and Hassan 2016).
Channels of Communication
There are mainly five elements in the process of communication which are being described as follows:
- Firstly, speaker is the first and foremost component who is described as the one who speaks in public and presents his viewpoint in the public as well
- Secondly, speech is the second component in which audiences are the main component as the speech is being prepared for them and it is being reached to them as well.
- Occasion is the next element wherein the orators arrive the stage and boons the speech effectively (Ganguly 2017)
- Audience is the fourth component wherein requirements of the audiences are being met by the speaker and this is being understood effectively as well
- Effect is last element that is prepared by the orator for and on the spectators in an efficient manner (Munro et al. 2015).
These are the major elements in the respective business communication model wherein this has been seen orators play a major role in the process. Furthermore, this is the duty of the orator to understand the diverse wants of the spectators as this helps in presenting the overall dialogue in an efficient manner.
Emotional Intelligence is referred to ability of various human beings as this will assist in controlling and managing her/his emotions and this helps in possessing the total ability to control various kinds of emotions of the other individuals in an effective manner. Emotional intelligence is one of the essential traits of leaders along with various other elements such as self-regulation, self-awareness and empathy which is essential in motivating the different subordinates (Powless and Schafer 2016).
Competencies of Emotional Intelligence
- Motivation is the first competency wherein the leaders will be motivated as to perform the different kinds of tasks in an efficient manner. With implementation of various motivational approaches, this assists the leaders in motivating the influencers and this will help them in performing task effectively as well (Weldy 2017).
- Self-Regulation is the second competency wherein the orators will be thinking before speaking in front of the audiences and this will assist in regulating themselves as well.
- Social skills are third competency which is required in collaborating the viewpoint of the others and making rapport which is effective
- Self-awareness if the last competency which is required to be taken into consideration in which the different leaders in organizations will be aware of the tasks which will be achieved by them and provide motivation in performing the tasks in an efficient manner as well (Habermas 2015).
Significance of Competency in Improving Organizational Performance
Motivation is the essential type of element which is adopted by the individuals which helps in improving the overall productivity and performance of the workplace and employees. For example- When a leader will be motivated himself/herself, then he will be able to motivate the subordinates and this will allow the company in achieving the different goals in an effective manner. This will help the employees to work hard as this will help them in achieving the goals efficiently.
Effective listening is defined as one of the essential skills that helps in counselling, resolution of the conflict along with training of employees in the organization. In effective listening, this requires the listener to fully concentrate, understand and training of employees. The effective listening comprises of providing feedbacks like asking of different questions which will help in assisting the speakers in understanding the message in an efficient manner.
Barriers in Effective Listening
There are various barriers in the effective listening process in which there is ineffectiveness in listening and this creates negative impression on the orators and the listeners as well. The major kinds of barriers of effective listening are as follows:
- There is lack of emphasis being shown by listeners to the speakers and this makes them unfocussed easily and this can impact the overall organizational productivity as well in a negative manner
- The close-minded concept is the major issue wherein this has been analysed that the various individuals have their own lookouts and they judge the orator with their own perceptions as well (Weldy 2017).
- The identification rather than empathising is wherein the listeners are trying to focus and listen to different aspects of the orators, however, this has been noticed that the listeners do not put themselves in shoes of speakers and they create various judgements as well.
Significance of Attending Skills to Improve Competence of Communication
There are various types of skills which helps in improving the competence of communication.
- The speakers are required to have logic which is open minded in nature as this will help both the parties in communicating easily
- The listeners need to listen to various aspects of the speaker in an effective manner as this will help them in asking relevant questions which will help in making communication easier.
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