Factors affecting communication (by Deepa)

Communication process is usually affected by such items as:

• unclear or incomplete messages
• jargon or words with multiple interpretations
• disabilities and other impediments
• age, gender or sexual orientation
• relative status or respect for the sender
• lack of empathy or concern
• stereotyping or prejudice
• conditions or distance
• lack of time or other pressing priorities
• poor spelling inaccurate sentence structure
• personality traits and levels of EQ

Factors affecting Communication