Monday, November 28, 2011

What is Non-Verbal Communication?

What is Non-Verbal Communication?

What do you mean by Non-Verbal Communication?
Define Non-Verbal Communication.
What is Non-Verbal Communication?

Communication without using words called non-verbal communication. In this type of communication there are no use of either words or written message. Here messages conveyed through body movements, paralanguage or by facial expressions.

In the words of Thill and Bovee, “Non-Verbal communication is the process of communication without words.”

Lesikar and Pettit said that, “Non-Verbal communication means all communication that occurs without words.”

Define Non-Verbal Communication

Example:
(a) A pounding first on a table means anger.
(b) “A forefinger and a thumb touching to form a circle” means OK.
                                                                  (c) V = Victory sign

In short we can say in non-verbal communication we convey message through body movements, paralanguage, facial expressions and by different symbols.

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