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Discuss the theories of communication.

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Unit 1 - Developing Effective Communication P2 Discuss the theories of communication. Theories of communication Argyle's communication cycle "According to Argyle, skilled interpersonal interaction (social skills) involves a cycle in which you have to translate or 'decode' what other people are communicating and constantly adapt your own." (Moonie,N (2010) p18) Argyle's stages of the communication cycle were an idea occurs, message coded, message sent, message received, message decoded, message understood. The first stage is ideas occur this is the process where we think about what we are going to say and who to. ...read more.

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The final stage is message understood, this is where the receiver can clarify the meaning or ask any questions. An example of when this is effectively used in a health and social care context is when a service user wants to make a carer a shopping list. Stage one: A service user wants to make a shopping list for their carer. Stage two: The service user decides what she wants on her shopping list. Stage three: The service user has written out her shopping list and given it to the carer. ...read more.

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The first stage is forming, this stage is important because the team members get to know each other and become friendly. The next stage is called storming, this is necessary for the growth of the team. This stage proves strong teams from the weaker teams as some teams never develop past this stage. The third stage is called norming, this is where the group comes together to agree or disagree on their team goals. The final stage is called preforming, some groups do reach this stage, it is where they have decided on their values and expectations and become a performing group. .. ?? ?? ?? ?? Ashleigh Green Unit 1 1 ...read more.

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This is a short essay that really only discusses one communication cycle at a rather basic level.

The writer has chosen a second one but there are others that might allow extension of the work - such as SOLER theory.

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