The main characteristics of this model of communication is that it is evolutionary
What is a communication model?
A communicationmodel is a pictorial representation of the communication process, ideas, thoughts, or concepts through diagrams, etc. They can be considered to be systematic representations of the process that help us understand how communication can be carried out.
Theorists have been building different types of communication models to understand & explain how communication takes
It's difficult to determine the beginning & end of a human conversation as it's a complex process. And these communication models will help us understand the process of communication in a better way.
Why are communication models important?
Can you imagine getting anything done without communicating with your subordinates, colleagues, or your bosses? Sounds absurd, right?
But, what is the use of communication if it’s not effective?
Understanding and using communication models will help you to communicate successfully within and outside the organization, for e.g. solving customer service queries.
More often than not, miscommunication leads to unnecessary additional tasks, reduces productivity, and costs a dime to the organization.
Understanding models of communication can help you:
1. Optimize your communication channels
2. Work on your past mistakes
3. Plan efficiently in the future
What are the 8 different types of communication models?
1. Linear models
Linear communication models depict one-way communication & are used to communicate with the masses.
2. Transactional models
Transactional models highlight two-way communication with direct feedback.
The transactional communication models include:
3. Interactional models
Interactional models highlight two-way communication with indirect feedback.
What are linear communication models?
Linear communication models are models where the sender sends the message & the receiver only receives the message. There's no concept of feedback involved. The introduction of noise may affect clear communication.
1. Aristotle’s model
Aristotle’s model consists of 5 main elements which make up the framework:
1. Speaker -The one who conveys the message