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In today's technological world, people spend quite a bit of time sending information via social networking sites, instant messaging and e-mail as alternatives to traditional face-to-face and voice-to-voice communications; however, communication is a two-way activity.

What is the role of the sender and receiver or encoder/decoder in e-communication today?

How do you decide what type of communication tool to use?

What do you consider when selecting an e-communication channel in a professional environment versus a social environment?

What are some of the things you anticipate from the receiver or decoder side of the model today? For example, a speedy response via instant messaging or the lack of spontaneity when using e-mail versus traditional face-to-face discussions may drive the type of sender tool you use.

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In today's technological world, people spend quite a bit of time sending information via social networking sites, instant messaging and e-mail as alternatives to traditional face-to-face and voice-to-voice communications; however, communication is a two-way activity.

What is the role of the sender and receiver or encoder/decoder in e-communication today?
In today's communication, it is the sender is the one who chooses the appropriate verbal or nonĀ¬verbal code to use for the message. Then he or she must transmit the message through an appropriate medium. The sender chooses this medium based on the receiver, the message, its importance, or other factors such as limited technology etc...

How do you decide what type of communication tool to use?

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