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    1) Describe the four major functions of communication.

    2) Discuss 3-4 barriers to effective communication.

    3) Does your employer (or a former employer) practice effective communication? Why or why not?

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    Four functions of communication:

    Information - provides information for use in decision making and gaining knowledge or experience

    Control - control is used to provide communication in set patterns, up hierarchies, through supervisions and channels, as job descriptions, or to detail or change jobs and performance

    Motivation - used to offer rewards, recognition, applaud or reaffirm performance, and to help create better ...

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