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MAIN BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE


COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS
SETTINGS.

HOW TO PREVENT/ MINIMIZE/


OVERCOME THOSE BARRIERS?
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1. Main Barriers to effective


communication in business
settings.
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Physical barrier
They include the barriers like noise, environment, time, smell and other
disturbance
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Psychological Barriers
Cultural Barriers
A few of the psychological interferences include
anger, resentfulness, fear...
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Linguistic Barriers Organizational Structure


Barriers
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Physical Cultural

Barriers
Organizational
Psychological Structure

Linguistic
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Some others barriers:

» Dissatisfaction or Disinterest With One’s Job

» Lack of Transparency & Trust: It is extremely difficult


to communicate anything when there is a lack of
transparency and trust

» Conflicts in the Workplace.


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The way to prevent these


barriers
» Give out the clarity of purpose.
» Creating an effective listening.
» Try to bring completeness of message.
» Have Transparent and supportive corporate culture.
» Have proper use of body language.
» Control well the personal emotions.
» Have a polite manners.
» Make your opinion and reasons more visible to others.
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The way to minimize those barriers.


Recognize perspective
» Identify their perspective like: priorities, personal
and cultural values and educational, professional
and familial backgrounds.
 When understood their perspective, you will have
effective conversation.
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 Avoid stereotyping your audience


⋄ Should not assume one’s characteristics by
your own thought.
⋄ Everyone has different personalities.

 Be aware that listeners will receive a


different message
⋄ When two or more people have different
culture and language.
⋄ Speak slowly and does not might to repeat the
message.
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 Time your message appropriately


» Should choose appropriate time to have a talk.
» Don’t talk when there is loud noise outside.
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The way to overcome those


barriers.
PROACTIVE APPROACHS

REACTIVE APPROACH
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BE PROACTIVE

 Seek the Advice  Understand the


of others before needs of your
Communicating audience
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REACT ADEQUATELY
 Make use of the  Take adequate
body language care of your Tone,
Language and way
you are speaking
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR LISTENING!