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    Types of Communication Barriers

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    Barriers to ineffective communication are listed below and discussed briefly:

    a) Physical
    b) Cultural
    c) Perceptual
    d) Motivational
    e) Experiential
    f) Emotional
    g) Linguistic
    h) Nonverbal
    i) Competition.

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    As you address barriers to ineffective communication, please allow some ideas to help:

    a) Please note that physical barriers might include walls between speakers, too much furniture, high stools, or any sort of tangible obstacle that impedes communication from happening. If two people cannot maintain eye contact because their chair heights are very uneven, it hurts communication efforts.

    b) Please identify that cultural barriers might include language differences or any racial, ethnic, or religious difference that impedes communication efforts. For example, if Yuki, a ...

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