- May 19, 2020
Communicationis a vast field, and this course only offered a glimpse into someparticular aspects of interpersonal communication. These aspectsinvolved basic elements of speech, as well as the dynamics of properdelivery and presentation. The information gained within this coursewill be highly applicable to both my personal and professional lives.Communication is an inextricable part of interpersonal relationships,whether such relationships are formal or informal. Therefore,appropriate communication is a vital factor for facilitating healthyinteractions and relationships. It has been noted that the quality ofinterpersonal communication has a direct impact on the quality ofrelationships, and consequently, the quality of life [CITATION Rob11 p 78 l 1033 ].
Therefore,the information gained in this class is aimed at improvingcommunication skills. With regards to both my private andprofessional lives, I intend to utilize the learnt knowledge to buildmy interpersonal relationships. On the professional front, thestrength of interpersonal relationships has a large impact on thequality of professional life. For example, it is the strength ofinterpersonal relationships that will determine whether a client willremain loyal a supplier will provide materials on credit employeeswill work cohesively and effectively, and many more examples drawnfrom the professional realm. Therefore, specific lessons such asthose entailing proper presentation and delivery of information willbe highly useful in enhancing my professional communication.Therefore, I recognize that communication is the single largestfactor that determines the type of relationships I will make withothers, and intend to apply the knowledge on communication strategiesfor this very purpose.
Inorder to apply the new knowledge on communication, I would have todeliberately make an effort to use the learnt principles in everyinstance of interpersonal communication, thereby increasing myadeptness with the communication strategies.
Robbin, A. (2011). Multitasking: Some Consequences of the Convergence of Technologies in the Workplace. In D. M. Haftor, & A. Mirijamdotter (Eds.), Information and Communication Technologies, Society and Human Beings: Theory and Framework (p. 76). Hershey: Information Science Reference.