The hurdles which are faced by someone during
communication are considered as communication barriers. Such barriers make the
message doubtful for the reader to understand it. Some people get confuse after
listening the talk of a person who has communication barriers. Communication
barriers are of different types. Physical, psychological and emotional barriers
of communication are well-known. You may not receive the right message if you
are emotionally blocked due to emotional barrier. It is possible that other
person wants to tell you any other thing but you are unable to get the right
message due to this emotional barrier. In psychological barrier, the fear of
something may affect you to communicate in the right way. Fear of a person whom
you are talking is a major cause of psychological barrier. In short, we can say
that emotional barriers have a great role in the communication of message.
Barriers to effective communication in organization
have a great importance. These barriers can be minimized by following simple
tips. In such problem, the manager of that organization can play an important
part. He should create a friendly environment in organization where all
employees have liberty to talk freely without any fear. If an employee will
feel unsecure, then he may not communicate with other people due to emotional
or psychological barrier. It has been noted that both these barriers are found
in many people. Some people have only emotional barrier, some have
psychological barrier while some have both types of barrier in communication.
Those people who have emotional barrier get emotional after reading a message.
They take it full seriously and do not neglect any word of the message. They
always think about others. As a result, they cannot communicate or reply to
this message in a good way.
Some people ask a question that “what is the
role of emotional barriers in communication?” Emotional barriers are considered
very important for the personality of a person. A person is not professional in
communication if he is facing such barriers during communication. He must
overcome this problem because it is considered as gap in communication. Fear,
empathy and vulnerability are emotional barriers and can be overcome with
The person who is facing such barrier has
problem in verbal communication as well as in nonverbal communication. In
verbal communication, the person start crying or weeping when other person talk
about her personal life. This state has been observed in females mostly. They
are emotional sensitive and cannot bear any statement against her. Many
institutions are working on women so that they can control over their selves
during communication. If such people are working in an organization, then they
may spoil the environment of that organization. When a person becomes able to
control his thoughts and emotions during communication, he can call himself as
a professional communicator.
Emotional barriers become active when a person
ignores the suggestion or idea of other one. Such person feels that he is alone
in this world and no one is here to respect his ideas. His emotions become the
barrier for his communication. Besides this, fear also plays an important role
as barrier in communication. The fear of talking to higher authority person is
very common in people. They become confuse and feel difficulty in sending their
message to him. Such conservation is not supported by others because the person
always tries to ask those question which are helpful to increase his grace. An
effective communication does not depend upon the person rank. Effective
communication is a mixture of soft and best words. Without this, you cannot
think to understand your talk to anyone. You can consider them as important
parts of effective communication.
What are the ways to overcome emotional
barriers of communication? You can get admission in those institutions which
are working on such task. They will definitely give you good piece of advices.
You can overcome your fear and emotions by following these steps. Besides this,
effective meetings between the staff of an organization could be helpful for
such people. When there remain such fears between staff members, they cannot
communicate in a better way. Manager of that organization should take radical
steps and stop to ignore this thing. It may leads to serious problem for the
person. Other people may also help that person by respecting his thoughts and
ideas. Besides this, people who are the part of his society must take part to
overcome his emotions acting as a barrier in communication.
To listen correctly that person also helps the
speaker to overcome his emotional barriers. Do not speak without listening his
ideas or statements. Try to understand what he wants to say you. When you will
help him in such a way, he will definitely consider you as your friend. After
this, you can tell him some key tips to overcome this problem completely. It is
strongly said that do not ignore such person because it may cause serious
problem for him.
Last edited on 10.31.2011