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    Family or Workplace Interpersonal Communication

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    While observing your own communication patterns, or that of the people around you, can you pinpoint family interactions or a workplace situation, and describe the various aspects of interpersonal communication that occurred. Evaluate the overall interaction in terms of effective or needs improvement. Be sure to include why or why not.

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    Often times, the stereotypes displayed by the media of the "typical" family hold true. Since the members of a family are at different stages in their lives, communication patterns may be more complex than those observed by same-aged peers. For example, in a family there is typically a parent figure (if not two) and several children of various ages. In the example of a family with a teenager or ...

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    This solution provides a personal account and assessment of a situation involving a breakdown in effective interpersonal communication.