Four Fundamental Communication Styles: Definition & Examples


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Why is it important to understand and vary your communication style?

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1. What is a functional communicator best known for?

2. Who is the antidote to a functional communicator's style of planning and preparation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess what you know about four different communication styles. Answer questions on key subjects like the importance of a varied communication style and a characteristic of a functional communicator.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The antidote to Functional Fred's style of planning
  • Analytical Anna and what she wants in workplace communications
  • A negative attribute of a personal type of communication

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a functional communicator and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Analytical Anna in workplace communications and an antidote to Functional Fred's style of preparation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of a communication style that's varied

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more with the accompanying lesson named Four Fundamental Communication Styles: Definition & Examples. You'll be covering these key topics:

  • Differences between communication styles
  • Functional personalities
  • Pros and cons of communication styles