The evolution of mediated communication through the years
The truth we face even with the disadvantages that are growing in competition along with every single progress CMC and internet will continue to be on the top with something new to connect people every day and every month.
The findings indicate that although CMC has been frequently used as a communication platform in the workplace, it has yet to replace traditional communication channels such as face-to-face and print media as effective organisational communication channels.
Along with the development of text messaging came a new development of dialogue when texting. The results obtained are manifold: the participants use CMC, face-to-face communication, electronic and print media in their workplace; email and instant messaging are frequently used for communication with superiors and among colleagues, and for remote dissemination of work-related information to a vast number of organisational members in different time zones; and lastly, the participants perceive email as an effective and efficient communication tool in the organisation.
Thurlow, C. Computer Mediated Communication in Psychology, Behavioral And Social ScienceTechnical Communication Introduction The social and cultural transformation and even social interaction that has been influenced by computer and internet is evident in the recent decade. Thus, one implication of this study is that organisations should be aware of the use of face-to-face and CMC and its impact in organisational communication.
RQ2: What are the advantages and disadvantages of using computer-mediated communication in the workplace? December, J.
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The participants of this study are employees of the communications or public relations department. Scope[ edit ] Scholars from a variety of fields study phenomena that can be described under the umbrella term of computer mediated communication CMC see also Internet studies. The greatest advantages of CMC are Immediate feedback Rich resources thanks to the collective information from different parts of the world Effective communication Effective alternative than other communication medium Bringing people together beyond social, religion circle The study on computer mediated communication can be taken in two ways The role taken by the computers in day to day interactions and relationship building use of language in CMC to keep a track of organisational tasks, and the way emotions and sympathies of the people are affected through CMC The variation in the standard of communication as per the professional, cultural and educational circumstances changes along with the medium of communication. Research on organisational communication. A qualitative research method was adopted. There are many reasons why using email is more suitable when it comes to the workforce. Computer-mediated Communication: Social Interaction and the Internet. The association of these aspects with different forms of communication varies widely. When communicating through an electronic medium, individuals are less likely to engage in stereotyping and are less self-conscious about physical characteristics. This can be explained by the observation that there are individuals who have different communication styles such that some media are favoured regardless of any circumstances and the individual employee may choose to communicate in a more familiar way and not an appropriate way Murray and Peyrefitte, E-mail and message boards, on the other hand, are low in synchronicity since response time varies, but high in persistence since messages sent and received are saved. Knowledge type and communication media choice in the knowledge transfer process. This multifaceted medium has its created influence so deep rooted, that the dependence on computer and other communication has also affected the psychology of the human mind.
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