The environment that you communicate in has a huge effect on communication. That is what is called physical barriers. Those are usually factors that you have no control over and examples are: A crackling noise on the telephone (making it difficult to hear), Poor reception on a TV screen, being cut off during a phone call, traffic noise caused by … Read more
This is where information moves across on the same level between employees on the same level or between departments on the same level. For example a reporter passes on information about an important event to another reporter in the same department. This is communication between people on the same level. The sales manager asking the production manager about … Read more
Our perceptions are the way we see things. Events, people and the world around us. People from different backgrounds have different viewpoints and this causes communication problems. Examples of perceptual barriers are: Background, Education and training, Intelligence, occupation, Needs, interests, personality, attitude, age, sex and religion.