Listening is a very important aspect of oral communication. If there is any lacking or fault in listening, it might cause failure to communication process. So, people should be well aware of faults in listening so as to improve the overall communication ability. These faults are enumerated as under:

Advertisement

 

(1)              Prejudice against the speaker.

(2)              External Distraction.

(3)              Thinking speed.

(4)              Premature evaluation.

(5)              Semantic stereotype.

(6)              Delivery of speech.

(7)              Language.

(8)              Sluggishness.

 

The explanation of above mentioned points is as under:

 

1.  Prejudice against the speaker:-

Sometimes the speaker conflicts with our attitude. The summary of these conflicts is as

 

follows:

 

(i)                Personality of the Speaker:- If the speaker is not liked by the listener, the listener may not pay attention to listening. For example a business person might not listen to his rival because he is biased with the personality of that rival.

 

(ii)              Thoughts of speaker:- If the thoughts of speaker are in contrast with the listener’s thoughts the listening process could be damaged.

 

2.  External Distraction:-

 

External environment affects listening a lot. Noisy fans, poor light, distracting background music, overheated or cold room, poor ventilation and many other things distract a listener’s attention from the speaker’s message.

3.  Thinking speed:-

 

On average, most of us speak between 80 and 160 words per minute. Whereas, people have the ability to think at the rate of up to 800 words per minute. Despite this fact, the listener may have slower thinking process due to the following reasons:

 

(i)                Competition of concentration:- The listener could not concentrate on the message because he has many things to think besides listening to the message.

 

(ii)              Doing some other activity:- The listener might be involved in doing some other activity.

 

4.  Premature evaluation::-

 

When the listener starts evaluating the message during the process of listening, he/she is not attentive enough to the message. This is another fault of listening.

 

5.  Semantic stereotype:-

 

There are many topics to which the listener has emotional and psychological belongingness. So, the topic and issues which hurt his feelings are not absorbed by him easily.

 

6.  Delivery of speech:-

A monotone can easily put the listener to sleep or cause him to lose the interest.

 

7.  Language:-

 

Another fault of listening is the language. If the speaker using such words, idioms, or structure of language with which the listener is not familiar, the speaker will face difficulties in conveying his message.

 

8.  Sluggishness:-

 

If the listener is mentally or physically tired, or habitually lazy, he would feel difficulty in listening to the message.

Advertisement
The following two tabs change content below.
We, at BMS.co.in, believe in sharing knowledge and giving quality information to our BMS students. We are here to provide and update you with every details required by you BMSites! If you want to join us, please mail to [email protected]
29 Comments
  1. zahid khan 6 years ago

    think you

  2. vagragenericaar.org 2 months ago

    Thank you.

    Youseful blog. Good post.

  3. how much is cialis 2 months ago

    Dfthjv tdclup <a href="[Link deleted]the counter cialis how much is cialis

  4. cialis black 2 months ago

    Bpvprc yqtlgw <a href="[Link deleted]cialis cialis no prescription

  5. cialis 5 mg 2 months ago

    Swufsr rjvzri <a href="[Link deleted]cialis online buy real cialis online

  6. buy cialis canada 2 months ago

    Yusbrv wszsty <a href="[Link deleted]100mg england cialis manufacturer coupon 2019

  7. cialis black 1 month ago

    Dmyhuu kmunpy <a href="[Link deleted]custom essay writing service over the counter cialis

  8. Gagnhs gwhnzk <a href="[Link deleted]on college essay buy cialis

  9. cialis professional 1 month ago

    Rzsqwd nsfcxj <a href="[Link deleted]for sale cialis black

  10. buy cialis 1 month ago

    Bgdvjv gzsrrc <a href="[Link deleted]store generic cialis

  11. otc cialis 1 month ago

    Tmbsog surztg <a href="[Link deleted]cialis best place to buy cialis online reviews

  12. cialis india 1 month ago

    Sbeqqs mxwjmh <a href="[Link deleted]no prescription online cialis

  13. cialis 5mg price 1 month ago

    Noexhq papvwu <a href="[Link deleted]express delivery canadian pharmacy cialis

  14. Us pharmacy viagra 4 weeks ago

    Cbdtgi sxnuwm <a href="[Link deleted]Viagra mail order

  15. Fnjowk sscbgc <a href="[Link deleted]viagra prices Best price for viagra

  16. Viagra mail order usa 4 weeks ago

    Ojbgfu zsaxvm <a href="[Link deleted]viagra canada Buy viagra brand

  17. Buy viagra in us 4 weeks ago

    Terfhb lxhnvu <a href="[Link deleted]viagra usa Buy cheap viagra internet

  18. Viagra in usa 4 weeks ago

    Afyehq gjducv <a href="[Link deleted]viagra Brand name viagra

  19. Jhmpiv jgocao <a href="[Link deleted]ed pills Lowest price for viagra

  20. Levitra vs viagra 3 weeks ago

    Ppndey wgmkse <a href="[Link deleted]viagra pharmacy prescription Canadian pharmacy viagra legal

  21. Cost viagra 3 weeks ago

    Fzkcnv pcnhwg <a href="[Link deleted]generic silandifil Buy viagra no prescription required

  22. EstherKef 3 weeks ago

    Olxrid ibkkzh <a href="[Link deleted]100 Canadian generic viagra online

  23. EstherKef 3 weeks ago

    Cskjvw idbzbl <a href="[Link deleted]no rx viagra Fda approved viagra

  24. ed medications 2 weeks ago

    Pbjxza ntbqxz <a href="[Link deleted]meds online erectile dysfunction medications

  25. ed pills otc 2 weeks ago

    Baelzu qpfpgr <a href="[Link deleted]erection pills erection pills

  26. Jhghyu nhnfvs <a href="[Link deleted]pills online mens ed pills

  27. Rcxiqe mrexhs <a href="[Link deleted]erection pills male ed pills

  28. Twsxyd lmfgps <a href="[Link deleted]from canada best ed pills

  29. EstherKef 3 days ago

    Nhekgv tfvsxg <a href="[Link deleted]viagra online Buy no rx viagra

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*

BMS.co.in is aimed at revolutionising Bachelors in Management Studies education, also known as BMS for students appearing for BMS exams across all states of India. We provide free study material, 100s of tutorials with worked examples, past papers, tips, tricks for BMS exams, we are creating a digital learning library.

Disclaimer: We are not affiliated with any university or government body in anyway.

©2020 BMS - Bachelor of Management Studies Community 

A Management Paradise Venture

Ask Us On WhatsApp
or

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

or

Create Account