• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Aids and Barriers to Communication

Extracts from this document...


Aids and Barriers to Communication Every time a type of document will have reasons why it is good and bad for being used. Theses can be aids and barriers, and now I am going to show how effective these can and when they will be used. Business Letter The purpose of a business letter is used when writing from one business organization to another or for correspondence between such organizations and their customers, clients and other external parties. It is always written in a formal language, for example, this is done depending on the relationship between the parties concerned and the more formal a letter can be in business usually means they are in need of something quickly, this can be an aid towards a successful communication because strong business contacts can help a business go a long way because you are building theses when you do this. The medium of a standard letter is usually done on a word document and then send to someone via the post or email or even fax, for example a business might feel a letter through the post would be more formal so they might think this is a way to build successful communication. ...read more.


It is always written in an informal language, for example this is done depending on the relationship between the co-workers, and they would usually use the IM software to ask an another worker that the need something or need to ask something. This can be an aid towards a successful communication because by this you are making work more efficient and more work can be done because worker is then not wasting time going to find someone to ask them something. The medium of IM is usually done electronically on a computer. Being able to use video chat because it would be like a video conference, and it would save you a lot of money this way, for example, having a business meeting from two different locations. This can be a barrier because a lack of access could lead to a bad Internet connection making the video chat unreliable making it dependence on technology. It's a private way of communicating through business so important information can't be lost, for example in a business everyone has a username and password to access the own workspace so ...read more.


The format of a presentation is done in pages. For example a presentation page should not contain a lot of writing because a presentation can be made boring from this so by keeping as much little information on a page makes it more understandable and this making than aid towards a successful communication because it is making the speed of delivery very fast. Video Conferencing The purpose of video conferencing is when two or more people at different locations can see and hear each other at the same time, sometimes even sharing computer applications for collaboration. For example when a business needs to speak to a business contact a long distance away, and they want to see the person as well. This can be an aid to successful communication because facial expressions can tell an important story rather than just listening to their voice. By this the medium of video conferencing is electronically done verbally and can be done written depending on the software used. This can be an aid because using two different mediums can be more effective and useful because it can be helpful to the person that you are using videoconferencing with. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Software section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Software essays

  1. Database analysis of 'a video lending library'.

    There is no problem in losing the information which have been entered in this database, no problem of someone misusing the information entered, no problem to do the calculations, use queries such as macros, v-look up formulae etc. use of different tables is also possible in this application so many

  2. Spreadsheet for a basketball company

    In more detail D5 in the expenditure page is the cell that contains the number bought of an item and D5 in the income page is the cell that contains the number sold of that particular item. 7 Calculating the remaining stock in the expenditure page The following formula has

  1. Spreadsheet. This coursework is based on the work of a spreadsheet, which is ...

    aim is to make this spreadsheet as easy to use as possible, and high tech hardware will only cost a lot and complicate the situation. Therefore I will only use the basic mouse and keyboard to implement my needs, as well as this my requirements for the computer, is a


    Line Address - 2nd Line User Feedback on Initial Designs I asked the workers at surgery who will be working on the database of what they thought of the design. Here are the results of opinions: Most agreed when asked that nothing was missing and the system looked complete.

  1. The growth of the computer industry in business

    Many letters are typed in the office. The officer dictates a letter. The typist first types a draft copy of the letter. The officer goes through it to check mistakes regarding spelling errors, missing words, etc. and suggests corrections. The typist changes the letter as suggested by the officer. This is a simple example of word processing.

  2. Reviewing different multimedia presentations.

    images of body parts into a image of a body, this then means that there is a lot of use of images in this Multimedia Presentation. Colour used in the product With this Multimedia Presentation there is one underlining colour scheme which is that it all is in the colour blue.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work