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Components of the Communication Process

Identify and describe the components of the communication process. How can knowing the components in the communication process help a person become a more effective communicator?

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The basic components of the communication process are:

Message: What do you want to say?
Sender: The person who will be sending (or communicating the message)
Method: the way in which the message will be sent. This could be in person, via email. a letter, a memo or even non-verbally.
Receiver: The person who is receiving the message.
Feedback: The results of receiving the message.

Messages must be clear and understandable to the receiver. The communication process is officially made up of four components:

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This detailed solution identifies and describes the components of the communication process. It includes links and examples in describing the process of becoming a better communicator.