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Ch 38: Managerial & Interpersonal Communication

About This Chapter

This chapter looks into the significance of managerial and interpersonal communication. You'll review lessons detailing key terminology while expanding on the involved processes, principles, and communication forms.

Managerial & Interpersonal Communication - Chapter Summary

This chapter is all about managerial and interpersonal communication, with lessons breaking down its various approaches, characteristics, styles, and more. You'll learn about topics such as team delegation, ethics in interpersonal communication, channels of communication, as well as the following:

  • Leadership qualities and communication styles
  • Why you should look at physical, cultural, and other dimensions to identify context in communication
  • Distinguishing between communication types including symmetrical and complimentary interpersonal

The practice quizzes and exam accompanying this chapter give you the chance to check your understanding both on a topic-to-topic and overall level. These assessments can be taken as many times as you like and are printable as worksheets for offline use. And if you're having trouble with any particular topic, you can always reach out to our professional instructors for assistance via the teacher or help tab.

10 Lessons in Chapter 38: Managerial & Interpersonal Communication
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Managerial Communication

1. Managerial Communication

This lesson discusses the role of communication for management by detailing the various functions it facilitates. Why do managers need to be able to communicate well? What are the challenges in that process?

Leadership Communication: Importance & Styles

2. Leadership Communication: Importance & Styles

In this lesson we will learn about leadership communication. We will first learn why it is important by exploring some crucial qualities of a leader. We will then look at a variety of leadership communication styles and why they work well.

Delegation Within Teams: Process & Advantages

3. Delegation Within Teams: Process & Advantages

Delegating work to others is a powerful tool in increasing a company's level of productivity. This lesson will discuss the importance of delegation, its benefits, and the process of delegating tasks to team members.

Interpersonal Communication: Definition, Characteristics & Types

4. Interpersonal Communication: Definition, Characteristics & Types

We communicate. A lot. So, it's important to understand some of the characteristics and types of our styles of communication. Explore interpersonal communication and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Channel of Communication: Types & Definition

5. Channel of Communication: Types & Definition

In this lesson, we'll discuss what communication channels are and why we use them. We'll also cover the different groups of communication channels and some examples of each group.

The Importance of Context in Communication

6. The Importance of Context in Communication

We spend a lot of time communicating, so it's important to be aware of how different contexts can impact your communication. Explore the four main contexts of communication, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Ethics in Interpersonal Communication

7. Ethics in Interpersonal Communication

Ethics are important in all aspects of life, and communication is no exception. Explore the way in which ethics relate specifically to interpersonal communication, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Competence in Interpersonal Communication

8. Competence in Interpersonal Communication

Throughout our lives, we interact with a lot of people. So it's pretty important to know what we're doing. Explore the idea of competence in interpersonal communication, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Principles of Interpersonal Communication

9. Principles of Interpersonal Communication

Communication is a key part of our social world. In this lesson, we'll talk about the major principles of interpersonal communication, including different kinds of meaning in communication and how context shapes this.

Comparing Symmetrical & Complementary Interpersonal Communication

10. Comparing Symmetrical & Complementary Interpersonal Communication

Communication is a very big part of our daily lives, and different styles of communication can have different impacts. Explore symmetrical and complementary interpersonal communication, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

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