Presentation on theme: "Seven C’s of Effective Communication"— Presentation transcript:
1Seven C’s of Effective Communication CompletenessConcisenessConsiderationClarityConcretenessCourtesyCorrectnessSeven C’s of Effective Communication
2Objectives Describe the Components of Communication Process Explain What makes Communication IneffectiveExplain the Seven C’s of Effective CommunicationExplain How to Communicate by Showing ConsiderationExplain the Use of NATO Phonetic Alphabet for ClarityExplain Role of Tone in Appearing CourteousExplain the Use of Vocabulary for CorrectnessExplain the Strategies to Apply Seven C’s of CommunicationList the Characteristics of a Good CommunicatorList the Tips for Effective Communication
3IntroductionRecently, Ubersoft bagged a large project for developing the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software for an esteemed bank, Goldmann Bank. Liam and his team are going to work on the ‘Goldmann CRM’ Project, as it was named.
4IntroductionThe schedule for the project was very tight and all the team members including Liam were required to work extra hours. As per Ubersoft’s Company Policy, each employee had the flexibility to put in extra hours either from office or from home.
5IntroductionHence, an employee working extra hours from home could access the company servers by logging into the Company’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) from his home.Liam submitted the initial design document to the client for their review.
6IntroductionLiam waited for the client’s call over the entire weekend but he did not receive any call from them.He also checked his mail but did not see any mail from the client.
7IntroductionIn fact, the client had tried calling Liam several times over the weekend and was frustrated that Liam had not given his mobile number correctly to him.Liam lost face in front of the client and also valuable time was wasted as the design document was not finalized over the weekend.
8IntroductionHence, you can understand the criticality of effective communication.All this confusion could have been avoided, if Liam had shared his mobile number and then cross checked with the client to see if the client had noted it down correctly.
9IntroductionAlso, Liam could have ed the mobile number to the client rather than dictating it, for more clarity and accuracy of the message.
10Let us learn about ‘Seven C’s of Effective Communication’ in detail. IntroductionHence, you can understand that effective communication involves many factors that have to be considered to make it effective such as the ‘Seven C’s of Effective Communication’.Let us learn about ‘Seven C’s of Effective Communication’ in detail.
11Components of Communication Process MessageSenderEncodingDecodingReceiverMediaResponseFeedbackThe main components of communication process are as follows:ContextSender / EncoderMessageMediumRecipient / DecoderFeedbackLet us look at each component in detail.
12What makes Communication Ineffective? It is important that before learning to communicate effectively, you should understand the key barriers of communication . These barriers make communication ineffective and are as follows:1Language Differences2Information Overload3Inattention4Time Pressures5Distraction/Noise6Complexity in Organizational Structure7Poor Retention8Inaccurate Interpretation9Perceptual Differences10Linguistic Impact on Language11Semantics12Physical13Emotional & Psychological14Gender15Culture
13Seven C’s of Effective Communication There are 7 C’s of effective communication which are applicable to both written as well as oral communication. Awareness of the 7 C’s of communication makes you an effective communicator. The 7 C’s of effective communication are as follows:CompletenessConcisenessConsiderationClarityConcretenessCourtesyCorrectnessLet us look at each in detail.
14CCourtesyCourtesy‘Courtesy’ in a message implies the message should show the sender’s expression as well as should respect the receiver.The sender of the message should be sincerely polite, judicious, reflective and enthusiastic.
15Let me help you with that. Common Courtesy ExpressionsSome of the common courtesy statements that you can use are:Let me help you with that.I beg your pardon.Could I please come in?This way please.May I help you?Take Care!GoodbyeHave a good day!How do you do?How are you?Good Morning
16Strategies to Apply Seven C’s of Communication Emotions should be managed in a conversation. If you are getting angry, you have to calm yourself by:Speaking to the person as if the other person is not angryAvoid the use of the word "you" - this avoids blaming.Nod your head to assure the other person that you heard him.Maintain eye contact with him.Move the discussion to a private area, if possible.
17Tips to Improve Workplace Communication An individual may be extremely hard working and an intelligent worker, but to taste success in the fierce competitive world, the person has to be a good and impressive communicator.In organizations, you will not get too many chances to win the confidence of your boss and fellow workers.
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